Definition of Lonicera caprifolium

1. Noun. Deciduous climbing shrub with fragrant yellow-white flowers in axillary whorls.

Exact synonyms: Italian Honeysuckle, Italian Woodbine
Group relationships: Genus Lonicera, Lonicera
Generic synonyms: Honeysuckle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lonicera Caprifolium

Long's coefficient
Long's formula
Long Beach
Long Island
Long Island Sound
Long Island iced tea
Longmire's operation
Lonicera albiflora
Lonicera canadensis
Lonicera caprifolium (current term)
Lonicera dioica
Lonicera flava
Lonicera hirsuta
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera japonica
Lonicera japonica halliana
Lonicera morrowii
Lonicera periclymenum
Lonicera sempervirens
Lonicera tatarica
Lonicera xylosteum

Literary usage of Lonicera caprifolium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1908)
"... Honeysuckle, Lonicera caprifolium. 1, flowering shoot; 8, floral diagram; 3, ovary in vertical section; 4, cluster of fruits (Wo). ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver (1895)
"The flowers of certain species of Honeysuckle, which are much visited crepuscular Lepidoptera (Lonicera caprifolium, Periclymenum, Etrusca, ..."

3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1856)
"... namely, Arabia Turrita, Lonicera caprifolium, and Senecio squalidus; and the majority of the others are plants that have been much cultivated. 5. ..."

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