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Taxon: Lonicera xylosteum L.

Genus: Lonicera
Family: Caprifoliaceae subfamily: Caprifolioideae.
Nomen number: 22658
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:174. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun, taken from Greek, and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name verified on: 13-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • European fly honeysuckle   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • fly honeysuckle   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • camérisier à balais   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – French
  • clématite des haies   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – French
  • rote Heckenkirsche   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • skogstry   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Weed   (fide NPB State Noxweed/CT)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Connecticut Invasive Plants Council. 2009. Connecticut invasive plants list. [ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/CT/invasives/WordInvasivesListCommonNameW-Authors4PDF.pdf].
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Green, P. S. 1966. Identification of the species and hybrids in the Lonicera tatarica complex. J. Arnold Arbor. 47:88.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hara, H. 1983. A revision of Caprifoliaceae of Japan with reference to allied plants in other districts and the Adoxaceae. Ginkgoana 5:14.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • National Plant Board. 2008–. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Synonyms:


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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?22658 (25 October 2014)

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