CAPRIFOLIACEAE, Honeysuckle Family

Shrubs and woody vines, rarely herbs; leaves opposite, usually simple, with or without stipules; flowers epigynous, usually perfect, in small clusters or in terminal cymes; sepaIs. petals, and stamens 5 or 4; calyx sometimes minute; petals united; corolla regular or zygomorphic. sometimes 2-lipped; stamens inserted on corolla; carpels 3-5, united; locules 1ยท5; style 1, sometimes very short; stigmas separate or united; fruit a berry, drupe, or capsule.