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|Family: Caprifoliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lonicera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lonicera involucrata (Richardson) Spreng.
Habit: Erect, 6--30 dm; herbage with stalked glands, sparsely hairy. Leaf: 3--12 cm; petiole 2--10 mm; blade elliptic to ovate, base rounded or tapered, tip acute to acuminate. Inflorescence: flowers paired; peduncle 12--32 mm; bracts in 2 pairs, leaf-like, forming a conspicuous involucre, +- enveloping ovaries, outer opposite flowers, 7--12 mm, wide-ovate, generally acute, inner 4--8 mm, alternate flowers, deeply 2-lobed to entire, truncate, densely glandular. Flower: calyx limb 0; corolla 12--18 mm, +- cylindric to narrowly bell-shaped, +- yellow, hairy, lobes +- 2 mm, subequal, +- spreading; stamens generally included; ovaries of flower pair free. Fruit: 6--10 mm, black, in enlarged, purple or red, spreading or reflexed involucre.
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lonicera interrupta
Next taxon: Lonicera involucrata var. involucrata
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Lonicera involucrata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31507, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.