Leycesteria

Taxobox
name = "Leycesteria"



image_width = 240px
image_caption = "Leycesteria formosa"
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Dipsacales
familia = Caprifoliaceae
genus = "Leycesteria"
genus_authority = Wall.
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "Leycesteria crocothyrsos" "Leycesteria formosa" "Leycesteria glaucophylla" "Leycesteria gracilis" "Leycesteria sinensis" "Leycesteria stipulata" "Leycesteria thibetica"

"Leycesteria" is a genus of flowering plants in the honeysuckle family Caprifoliaceae, native to temperate Asia in the Himalaya and southwestern China.

It contains six or seven species of shrubs with short-lived stems with soft wood, growing to 1-2.5 m tall. One species, "Leycesteria formosa" (Himalayan Honeysuckle or Flowering Nutmeg), is a popular garden shrub in Britain.

References

* [http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=3&taxon_id=118484 Flora of China: species list]
* [http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=110&taxon_id=118484 Flora of Nepal: species list]


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  • Leycesterĭa — (L. Wall.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Lonicereae verae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: L. formosa, Strauch in Neapel, mit traubenständigen, rosenrothen Blumen, großen, purpurrothen, gewimperten Bracteen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Leycesteria — Leycesterien Leycesterie (Leycesteria formosa) Systematik Kerneudikotyledonen Asteriden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leycesteria —   Leycesteria …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leycesteria — ID 47177 Symbol Key LEYCE Common Name leycesteria Family Caprifoliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Leycesteria — noun small species of shrubs of western Himalayas to China • Syn: ↑genus Leycesteria • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caprifoliaceae, ↑family Caprifoliaceae, ↑honeysuckle family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leycesteria formosa — Taxobox name = Leycesteria formosa image width = 240px image caption = Leycesteria formosa foliage and flowers regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Dipsacales familia = Caprifoliaceae genus = Leycesteria species …   Wikipedia

  • Leycesteria formosa — noun shrub honeysuckle with drooping spikes of purplish flowers • Syn: ↑Himalaya honeysuckle • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Leycesteria, ↑genus Leycesteria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leycesteria Wall. — Symbol LEYCE Common Name leycesteria Botanical Family Caprifoliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Leycesteria formosa — ID 47178 Symbol Key LEFO2 Common Name Himalayan honeysuckle Family Caprifoliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Shrub Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Leycesteria formosa Wall. — Symbol LEFO2 Common Name Himalayan honeysuckle Botanical Family Caprifoliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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