Leycesteria (family Caprifoliaceae) A genus of deciduous shrubs that have flowers in whorls in axils of bracts, forming drooping terminal spikes. The flowers are regular, pentamerous, and funnel-shaped. L. formosais is cultivated for ornament. There are 6 species occurring in Himalayan and Chinese mountains.
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