Caprifoliaceae

Lonicera L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 October 2017
  1. Lonicera acuminata Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2 (1824) 176; Kern & Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 178. = Lonicera rehderi Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 29 (1905) 49; EPFP 3 (1923) 578. = Lonicera philippinensis Merr., PJS 1 (1906) Suppl. 240; EPFP 3 (1923) 578. = Lonicera mindanaensis Merr., PJS 20 (1922) 471; EPFP 3 (1923) 578. Distribution: China, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines, Sumatra, Taiwan. LUZON. Native.
  2. Lonicera javanica (Blume) DC., Prodr. 4 (1830) 334; Kern & Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 180; ≡ Caprifolium javanicum Blume, Bijdr. (1826) 653. Distribution: Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines. MINDANAO. Native.

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Lonicera japonica Thunb., Fl. Jap. (1784) 89; Kern & Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 177. Distribution: China, Japan, Taiwan. Notes: Cultivated as an ornamental. Not naturalized? Extremely invasive in North America.

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