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Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria, Pheasant Berry) Photo quality not great but there is the added bonus of  a bumblebee! Flowers,Geotagged,Himalayan Honeysuckle,Leycesteria formosa,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria, Pheasant Berry)

Photo quality not great but there is the added bonus of a bumblebee!

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''Leycesteria formosa'' is a deciduous shrub in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Himalaya and southwestern China. It is considered a noxious invasive species in Australia, New Zealand, the neighboring islands of Macronesia, and some other places. It is not yet considered a noxious invasive species in Canada or the United States, but many plants with the common name "Honeysuckle" are.

The plant was named by Nathaniel Wallich, director of the Calcutta Botanic Garden after his friend.. more

Similar species: Dipsacales
Species identified by Bridget Charity Rendall
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By Bridget Charity Rendall

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Uploaded Oct 14, 2012. Captured Aug 20, 2012 13:50 in Barton Ln, Exeter, Devon EX2, UK.
  • DSC-H2
  • f/4.0
  • 10/3200s
  • ISO80
  • 19.8mm