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honeyed words
honeyflower
honeyguide
Honeying
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honeysucker
honeysuckle
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Hongshan culture
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Hongshui River

honeysuckle family definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: shrubs and small trees and woody vines [syn: Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family]

Britannica Concise

Family Caprifoliaceae, containing approximately 500 species. It is well known for its many ornamental woody shrubs and vines, composed mostly of N temperate species but incl. some tropical mountain plants. The genus Lonicera contains shrubs with opposite leaves and often showy flowers rich in nectar. One member, Japanese honeysuckle (L. japonica), is a highly fragrant flowering vine that kills other plants by climbing over them and shutting out the light. Also included in this family is the elder.




 


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