Alpine honeysuckle

Lonicera alpigena

''Lonicera alpigena'' L., known as alpine honeysuckle, is a species of honeysuckle native to mountain forests of Central and Southern Europe. It is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental plant outside its native range.
Flower from Lonicera alpigena  Alpine honeysuckle,Geotagged,Lonicera alpigena,Spring,Switzerland

Appearance

It is a deciduous shrub up to 2 m high, and in late summer, bears conspicuous brilliant red inedible fruits superficially resembling cherries.

Naming

''L. glehnii'' F. Schmidt, which is native to Sakhalin, Kurile Islands, Hokkaido and Honshu, is sometimes considered as a geographically disjunct subspecies of alpine honeysuckle, ''L. alpigena'' L. subsp. ''glehnii'' H. Hara.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderDipsacales
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
GenusLonicera
SpeciesL. alpigena
Photographed in
Switzerland