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Common name

English: Tartarian honeysuckle

German: Tataren-Heckenkirsche

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2077)

      Order: Dipsacales (30)

        Family: Caprifoliaceae (20) (family description)

          Genus: Lonicera (6)

           Epithet: tatarica L. (1)

Synonyms: Caprifolium tataricum (L.) Kuntze, Chamaecerasus tatarica (L.) Medik., Lonicera micrantha (Trautv.) Trautv. ex Regel, Xylosteon tartaricum (L.) Medik., Xylosteon tataricum (L.) Michx.

micrantha => bearing minute flowers

tatarica => from northern and central Asia; Tartary was a name used in the Middle Ages to designate the region

tataricum => from northern and central Asia; Tartary was a name used in the Middle Ages to designate the region

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: pink

External links

Check for Lonicera tatarica at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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