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Himalayin Honeysuckle

Leycesteria formosa

Habitat:

By the riverside

Notes:

Despite being very tasty the berries do not have a long recorded tradition of use, so go easy at first to test your individual sensitivity.

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6 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Lovely series showing different parts of the plant

It's Leycesteria formosa, VivBraznell is right. The species is considered a weed, in NZ.
http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-...

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Welcome!

BrettFallen
BrettFallen 8 years ago

Thanks viv

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Very pretty. Nice set of images

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Not certain that it's formosa but somewhere for you to start researching

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