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Pakistan | Family List | Caprifoliaceae | Lonicera

2. Lonicera semenovii Regel, Acta Horti. Petrop. 5:608. 1879. Wendelbo, l.c. 11; R. R. Stewart, l.c. 694.


  • Lonicera glauca sensu Hook. f. & Thoms.

    A dwarf, erect, densely branched glabrous (subglabrous) shrub. Leaves 8-20x5-8 mm, elliptic or elliptic-oblong, usually glabrous or with a few scattered bristly hairs on the upper surface, margins ciliate, recurved. Bracts ovate, flat, glabrous on both surfaces, margin ciliate sometimes connate at the base. Calyx glabrous, teeth short. Corolla 2-2.5 cm long, yellow, tubular tube; narrow and gibbous at the base, slightly widened upwards, unequally 5-lobed, lobes rounded, much smaller than corolla tube. Stamens and style slightly exserted. Berries in pairs, free or more or less confluent, ovoid, red.

    Fl. Per.: July.

    Type: “In trajectu Zaukn montium Tianshan, 8000 ped. alt.” Semenov.

    Distribution: C. Asia, Hindukush, Pakistan Himalaya, India, China.

    Found in temperate and alpine regions of Hindukush & Himalaya above 3000 m.


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