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Taxon: Lonicera caprifolium L.

 
Genus: Lonicera
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Caprifolioideae
Nomen number: 429701
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:173. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun in apposition, derived from a pre-Linnaean generic name, and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.5)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Italian honeysuckle  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Italian woodbine  (Source: PLANTS) - English
  • perfoliate honeysuckle  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • clématite des jardins  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • Jelängerjelieber  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • wohlriechendes Geißblatt  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • kaprifol  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Lonicera+caprifolium&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: mentions as escape from cult.
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 Note: lists as "caprifolia"
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  12. USDA, NRCS. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service's PLANTS database (on-line resource).
  13. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Lonicera caprifolium L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lonicera caprifolium 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=429701. Accessed 15 September 2019.