Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp)

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Introduction

  • Honeysuckle ( Loniceraspp ) Honeysuckle (Lonicera) is generally found as a branched, spreading shrub/woody climber with stems up to 6 m.
  • Leaves: variable. Often dark green with paler underside.
  • Flowers:
    • Appear from May-late September.
    • Yellow-white with a pink/purple tinge.
  • Berries:
    • Vary in color but in the common species are red, 8-9 mm long.
    • Clusters of 5-15, each contain 6 oval yellow seeds.
    • Ripe in August/September.

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Campbell A & Chapman M (2000)Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats.Blackwell Science.


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