Lonicera gracilipes Miq.
Lonicera tenuipes Nakai. - Lonicera uniflora Bl.
Lonicera gracilipes (40950 octets)
Deciduous small shrub up to 2 m high. Young shoots yellow-brown. Leaves opposite, short-stalked, ovate or elliptic, acute, 2.5-7 cm long, hairy. Leaves ciliate with reddish margin at first. Flowers carmine pink 1.5 cm long, funnelform, with conspicious yellow anthers, solitary or in pair, on a long, pilose, slender stalk. Flowering in February-April. Fruit ellipsoid, red.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Lonicera gracilipes by Plants for a future database

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