Lonicera pileata

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Lonicera pileata
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Lonicera pileata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera
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, and is a garden plant elsewhere.

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". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.