Lonicera periclymenum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Caprifoliaceae)


Plant

Bark

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: <4 m
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - October (Earliest: 2.6)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoid
Glycosides
Loganin, Loganic Acid, Morroniside, Periclymenoside,
Secologanin, Secologanoside, Secoxyloganin
Phenolics Salicylic Acid, Tannins

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Sphinx pinastri
Seed Dispersal:
Aves
Parasites:
Erysiphe lonicerae

Aulagromyza hendeliana Larva

Chromatomyia aprilina

Aculus xylostei
Herbivores:
Polygonia c-album Larva

Many Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Many Tortricidae

Deilephila porcellus Larva

Hemaris fuciformis Larva

Callimorpha dominula

Spilosoma lutea Larva

Alucita hexadactyla Larva

Udea prunalis

Ypsolopha nemorella Larva

Tenthredo livida

Tenthredo vespa Larva

Agrilus cyanescens
Sapivores:
Picromerus bidens

Pulvinaria hydrangeae
Xylophages:
Agrilus cyanescens Larva (Wood Borer)
Frugivores:
Closterotomus biclavatus

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Honeysuckle


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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