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5. Lonicera hypoleuca Decne. in Jacquem., Voy. Bot. 4:81. t. 89. 1845. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3:14.1880; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. (repr. ed.) 272.1956; Wendelbo in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 10:10.1965; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 692.


  • Lonicera aucheri sensu Boiss.
  • Lonicera bicolor Klotzsch
  • Lonicera elliptica Royle

    An erect shrub up to 1.5 m high, young branches pilose and glandular-hairy. Leaves 1-2 x 0.6-1 cm, suborbicular-ovate or broadly elliptical obtuse, densely pubescent and glandular on both sides, pale-grey beneath; petiole 1-3 mm long. Flowers in pain, on short axillary peduncles on the terminal portion of young branches. Bracts connate at the base, lanceolate, longer than the calyx lobes, pilose. Bracteoles connate, cup-shaped, as long as calyx tube, enclosing the twin ovaries, glandular-pubescent Calyx tube glandular-pubescent, limb toothed, deltoid, pubescent. Corolla 10-15 nun long, bilabiate, tube equalling the lobes, slightly gibbous at base, glandular-pubescent, orange-yellow. Berries more or less connate at the base, enclosed by the cup-like bracteoles.

    Fl. Per.: June-October.

    Type: Kunawar inter Pangui et Rarang, Jacquemont (P).

    Distribution: Baluchistan, Himalaya from Swat eastward to Nepal.

    Found in drier regions from 2000 to 3000 m.


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