Lonicera pileata

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Lonicera pileata
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Lonicera pileata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera
Species: L. pileata
Binomial name
Lonicera pileata

Lonicera pileata (known as Box-leaved Honeysuckle[1] or Privet Honeysuckle) is a species of honeysuckle native to central and southwestern China.

It is a low, ground-covering shrub growing to 1 m tall. The leaves are small, 1–3 cm long, glossy, and evergreen in mild winters. The flowers are white, tubular, and borne in spring, followed by purple berries.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 2014-10-17.