Cotoneaster pannosus Franch.

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Cotoneaster pannosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cotoneaster pannosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cotoneaster pannosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd, nr Mountain Lodge

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Synonyms:
Common names: Showberry (English) Silverleaf cotoneaster (English)
Frequency: Common in and near Harare; local elsewhere
Status: Introduced
Description:
Shrub, to 3 m. Leaves alternate, dark dull green and hairless above, densely white-tomentose beneath. Flowers in terminal and axillary heads, white. Fruit a red berry.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pannosus: appearance or texture of felt, referring to the underside of the leaves
Habitat: In open places in hedgerows and woodlands; also in shadier places.
Altitude range: (metres) 1470 - 2350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to China; naturalised elsewhere, e.g. in Zimbabwe and S Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 20 October 2005
Literature:

Schmidt, E., Lötter, M. & McCleland, W. (2002). Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park Jacana, Johannesburg, S Africa Pages 138 - 139. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Cotoneaster pannosus
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cotoneaster pannosus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cotoneaster pannosus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cotoneaster pannosus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cotoneaster pannosus
Ispot Southern Africa : Cotoneaster pannosus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cotoneaster pannosus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cotoneaster pannosus
Tropicos: Cotoneaster pannosus
West African Plants database: Cotoneaster pannosus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cotoneaster pannosus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125330, retrieved 26 November 2014

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