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

Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Several Tortricidae

Deilephila porcellus Larva

Hemaris fuciformis Larva

Callimorpha dominula

Alucita hexadactyla Larva

Udea prunalis Larva

Tenthredo livida

Tenthredo vespa Larva

Agrilus cyanescens
Sapivores:
Picromerus bidens
Xylophages:
Agrilus cyanescens Larva (Wood Borer)
Frugivores:
Closterotomus biclavatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Honeysuckle


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

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