Lonicera japonica Thunb. from Kashmir, a very common woody climber in Kashmir often grown to cower house-walls are compound-walls. We used to enjoy sucking nectar from back of the pinched flower.
English: Japanese honeysuckle
Chinese: Jin yin hua, Ren dong
French: Clématite du Japon
German: japanisches Geißblatt
Japanese: Nindo, suikazura
Medicinal, dried flowers diuretic and rich in carotenoids. Browsing by cattle provides emmergency green roughage.
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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