Caprifoliaceae.
Lonicera japonica Thunb.
Local Name:
Nagar Bail.
Synonym:
Habit & Habitat:
A climbing or prostrate shrub up to 4 m tall, cultivated in local area.
Plant Description:
Leaves simple, ovate-elliptic hairy dark green. Flower zygomorphic,paired, fragrant, open white but turn yellow. Calyx lobe triangular. Corolla bilabiate. Fruit a berry becomes black on ripening.
Flowering and Fruiting:
April-July.
Harvesting Time:
May-December.
Medicinal Value:
Used to treat diarrhea, flu, cough, food poisoning, swollen lymph glands and laryngitis.[5]
Part Used:
Flower.
Occurrence:
Uncommon.
Future Perspective:
Collection, Conservation, Chemical Analysis, Herbal Pharmacy, Oil Extraction.
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