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Jan Scholten
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English: Honeysuckle family.
Genera: Astrephia, Heptacodium, Leycesteria, Lonicera, Metalonicera, Oreinotinus, Symphoria, Symphoricarpus, Tinus?, Triosteum, Vesalea?, Xylosteon, Zabelia.
Botany: ± 800 species; cosmopolitan; shrubs and vines, rarely herbs; leaves mostly opposite, no stipules; flowers are tubular funnel-shaped or bell-like, small calyx with small bracts, often fragrant; fruit is in most cases a berry or a drupe.
DD: Nitrogen; Sulphur; Lanthanides; Cornaceae; Primulaceae; Rosaceae; Apocynaceae; Oleaceae.

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