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Lonicera etrusca Santi, 1795

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Lonicera etrusca Santi, 1795
Common names: Etruscan honeysuckle [En], Chèvrefeuille d'Étrurie, Chèvrefeuille de Toscane [Fr], Caprifoglio etrusco [It], Madreselva etrusca [Es], Λονίκερα η ετρούσκη, Αγιόκλημα, Αγριοαγιόκλημα [Gr], Hanımeli [Tu]

Guzelçamlı, AYDIN ● Turkey

Description: Deciduous perennial climber which can reach lengths of 6 meters. It is lined with oval leaves several cm long and bears dense spikes of flowers with pairs of fused leaves at the bases. Each flower has an elongated tubular corolla up to 5 cm long divided partway into two lips. The flower is light yellow to pale reddish-pink. The stamens and style protrude from the flower's mouth. The fruit is a bright red rounded berry.

Biology: Flowering from May to September.

Habitat: Shrubs, woods, slopes, often on calcareous soils.

Distribution: Native to Southern Europe, Western Asia, Northern Africa. Introduced and naturalised in the Pacific Northwest of North America.

References:
Wikipedia, Lonicera etrusca




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