New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Lonicera

Lonicera sempervirens Lonicera sempervirens Lonicera maackii Lonicera morrowii Lonicera japonica

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/15/2013

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Nomenclature

Lonicera L., Sp. Pl. 1: 173. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed.5, 80. 1754. Caprifolium Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4. 1754, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). Euchylia Dulac, Fl. Hautes-Pyrénées 463. 1867, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). LECTOTYPE: Lonicera caprifolium L. designated by Britton & Brown (1913), or Lonicera xylosteum designated by Rehder (1949).

Xylosteon Mill., Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Xylosteon pyrenaicum (L.) Dum. Cour. (=Lonicera pyrenaica L.).

Periclymenum Mill., Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Not designated.

Chamaecerasus Duhamel, Traite Arb. Arbust. 1: 153. 1755. Chamerasia Raf., Ann. Gen. Sci. Phys. 6: 83. 1820. TYPE: Not designated.

Phenianthus Raf., Ann. Gen. Sci. Phys. 6: 83. 1820. TYPE: Unknown.

Nintooa Sweet, Hort. Brit. (Sweet) (ed. 2), 258. 1830. TYPE: Unknown.

List of Lonicera Species

References to Lonicera

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