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Himalayan honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

Scientific name: Leycesteria formosa Wall.

Common Name: Himalayan honeysuckle

Status: Not declared noxious in Victoria.

Habitat: Cool high rainfall regions mainly in gullies and protected hillsides with partial shade and moist to wet fertile soils (Blood 1998, Bodkin 1990, Horticopia 1999). It is a weed of scrublands, riverbanks, lakesides, forest margins, especially common in cut-over forest (Webb et al 1988). Himalayan Honeysuckle invades damp sclerophyll forest, wet sclerophyll forest and riparian vegetation (Carr et al 1992).

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