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lonicera

(lɒˈnɪsərə)
n
(Plants) See honeysuckle
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Noun1.lonicera - woodbineLonicera - woodbine        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family - shrubs and small trees and woody vines
honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
Lonicera albiflora, white honeysuckle - bushy honeysuckle with twining branches and white or yellow-white flowers; southern United States
American fly honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle, Lonicera canadensis - erect deciduous North American shrub with yellow-white flowers
Italian honeysuckle, Italian woodbine, Lonicera caprifolium - deciduous climbing shrub with fragrant yellow-white flowers in axillary whorls
Lonicera dioica, yellow honeysuckle - twining deciduous shrub with clusters of purple-tinged yellow-green flowers; northeastern America
Lonicera flava, yellow honeysuckle - climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant yellow (later orange) flowers in terminal whorls; southeastern United States
hairy honeysuckle, Lonicera hirsuta - twining deciduous shrub with hairy leaves and spikes of yellow-orange flowers; northeastern America
Lonicera involucrata, twinberry - shrubby honeysuckle with purple flowers; western North America
Japanese honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica - an Asiatic trailing evergreen honeysuckle with half-evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers turning yellow with age; has become a weed in some areas
Hall's honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica halliana - a variety of Japanese honeysuckle that grows like a vine; established as an aggressive escape in southeastern United States
Lonicera periclymenum, woodbine - European twining honeysuckle with fragrant red and yellow-white flowers
coral honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, trumpet honeysuckle, trumpet vine, trumpet flower - evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers
bush honeysuckle, Lonicera tatarica, Tartarian honeysuckle - a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asia
European fly honeysuckle, European honeysuckle, Lonicera xylosteum - cultivated Eurasian shrub with twin yellowish-white flowers and scarlet fruit
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References in periodicals archive ?
Although we already have Snowdrops, both singles and double flowered, Lent Lillies (Hellebores), fragrant winter flowering honeysuckle (Loniceras) and Wintersweet (Chimonanthus) are all in flower here now, it is the opening of the first Daffodil that tips the balance from winter to spring.
Whether you choose Lonicera fragrantissima or Loniceras purpusii, their sweet, somewhat spicy scent is a must.
Varieties to look out for are Lonicera purpusii Winter Beauty and Spring Romance.