Devendraea myrtillus

Devendraea myrtillus (Hook.f. & Thomson) Pusalkar, comb. nov. (Syn: Lonicera myrtillus Hook.f. & Thomson; L. parvifolia var. myrtillus (Hook.f. &Thomson) C.B. Clarke in Hook.f.) as per A New Genus of Himalayan Caprifoliaceae;

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A small shrub or Undershrub. Young branchlets hairy, Leaves oblong-obovate to oblong-elliptic, 0.5-2.2 x 0.3-0.6 cm across, glabrous, lateral veins 4-6 on either side of the midvein, margin entire, apex obtuse to acute or rounded, petiole about 2 mm or subsessile. Flowers axillary in peduncled pairs, actinomorphic, glabrous, bracts like leaves, slightly longer than the calyx lobes, copular bracteoles about the length of the calyx tube, calyx tube apex truncate, calyx limb shallow copular, apex obtuse. Corolla purplish red or white, glabrous, puberulous, hair, lobes orbicular or suborbicular about the half the length of the calyx tube, Stamens 5, anthers bilobed, style included. Fruit purplish red about 0.5 cm in diameter; seeds brownish oblong. 
Flowering/Fruiting: June-October.
Lonicera species flowers are bisexual i.e., with functional male (androecium) and female (gynoecium), including stamens, carpels and ovary. Pollination is entomophilous i.e., by insects.
Seeds dispersed by barochory i.e., gravitational dispersal, endozoochory i.e., dispersal by birds and animals internally, epizoochory i.e., dispersal by animals externally, and anthropochory i.e., dispersal by humans.
Susceptible to insect pests bug infestations.
Forests at an altitude of 6,500 to 13,000 ft.
Asia: Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India (Jammu & Kashmir, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, West Bengal), Myanmar, Pakistan.
(Attributions- Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India & Kailash, B. R., UAS & ATREE, Bangalore, India.       
From India Biodiversity Portal) 

Lonicera Id: Plz help in sp Id of this Lonicera.
Shrub creeping, robust. 3600-3900 m, Uri, J & K,
I think it is Lonicera myrtillus,
It is like Lonicera myrtillus.
A New Genus of Himalayan Caprifoliaceae by Prashant K. Pusalkar- Taiwania, 56(3): 210-217, 2011
Flora of China (Lonicera angustifolia var. myrtillus (J. D. Hooker & Thomson) Q. E. Yang Syn: Lonicera myrtillus J. D. Hooker & Thomson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 168. 1858; Caprifolium parvifolium Kuntze; L. angustifolia var. rhododactyla W. W. Smith; L. minutifolia Kitamura; L. myrtillus var. cyclophylla Rehder; L. myrtillus var. depressa Rehder.)