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Caprifoliaceae Caprifolium Mill.

Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. [unpaged]. 1754 [28 Jan 1754]


same citation as:Caprifoliaceae Caprifolium Mill. Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. (1754); Druce in Rep. Bot. Exch. Cl. Brit. Isles, 3: 430 (1913).

Remarks: nom. syn. of Lonicera Linnaeus 1753 (by lectotypification). Etymology: "From capra, a goat, and folimn, a leaf; a metaphorical name, alluding to the power of these plants of scrambling up hedges and rough places, as goats up rocks." (vide Lindley, Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1232. 1829)

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