Leycesteria

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Leycesteria' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/leycesteria/). Accessed 2020-10-28.

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  • Caprifoliaceae

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Leycesteria' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/leycesteria/). Accessed 2020-10-28.

A genus of six deciduous shrubs native of the Himalaya and China and named after William Leycester, Chief Justice in Bengal in the early nineteenth century, who, 'during a long series of years pursued every branch of horticulture with munificence, zeal and success'.

For a revision of the genus see Airy Shaw in Kew Bulletin (1932), pp. 161-76.

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