Vinca. Vinca major, Greater periwinkle, Vinca minor, Lesser periwinkle.
Vinca.—Under this name are included V. major L., Greater Periwinkle, and V. minor L., Lesser Periwinkle (Fam. Apocynaceae). It is said to be very useful in arresting menorrhagic and other hemorrhages. (P. J., 1871, 961; Ibid., 1873, 963; also A. J.P., 1872.)