Lonicera leschenaultii Wall., Fl. Ind. 2: 178 1824. (syn: Caprifolium leschenaultii Kuntze);
Climbing shrubs, pubescent. Leaves opposite, to 7 x 4 cm, ovate, acute or shortly acuminate, grey pubescent below; petiole to 1 cm. Flowers axillary, mostly in pairs, white turns to yellow, bracteoles 2, pubescent, calyx tube 2 mm, adnate with the ovary, 5-toothed; corolla bilabiate, tube 6 cm long, villous inside; stamens 5, exserted, attached at the throat of tube, filaments 2.5 cm; ovary 2 mm, villous.
Flowering and fruiting: October-November
Dry deciduous forests
Southern Western Ghats (endemic)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
Date: 21st June 2015
Place: Chikamagalur, Karnataka
Habitat: Semi-evergreen forest
Two species found in Karnataka
This could be Lonicera leschenaultii. The report of L. caprifolioides from Karnataka seems dubious.
I think … is correct.
It seems to match with http://plantillustrations.org/species.php?id_species=618655
Thank you …
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah (2007- Details)
An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- Details)