fly honeysuckle

noun

1
: any of several shrubs of the genus Lonicera: such as
a
: european fly honeysuckle
b
: a straggling shrub (L. canadensis) with leaf margins and petioles ciliate

called also American fly honeysuckle

c
: tartarian honeysuckle
2
: an African shrub (Halleria lucida) of the family Scrophulariaceae

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“Fly honeysuckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fly%20honeysuckle. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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