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Taxon: Lonicera caerulea L.

 
Genus: Lonicera
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Caprifolioideae
Nomen number: 22559
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:174. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Jan-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 41 (32 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • blue honeysuckle  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • blueberry honeysuckle  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • fly honeysuckle  (Source: F Alberta) - English
  • camérisier bleu  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • blaue Heckenkirsche  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • ke-yonomi  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • blåtry  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Tomsk, Tyumen, Khanty-Mansi]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang, Hebei, Gansu (s.), Jilin, Liaoning, Shanxi, Sichuan (n.), Qinghai, Yunnan (n.w.), Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Xinjiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu (n. & c.)] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio (Ashtabula Co.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming (n.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (e.), Nevada (w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  7. Dorn, R. D. Vascular plants of Montana. 1984 (F Montana)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  11. Hara, H. 1983. A revision of Caprifoliaceae of Japan with reference to allied plants in other districts and the Adoxaceae (Ginkgoana) 5:79.
  12. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. (F Alberta)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Lonicera caerulea L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lonicera caerulea cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22559. Accessed 15 November 2018.