4585.000 Cotinus Mill.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Deciduous shrubs, twigs thin, not pithy. Leaves alternate, simple, petiolate. Inflorescence diffuse; with long pedicels and long spreading hairs; flowers in large terminal panicles, actinomorphic, small; sepals 5, fused at base; petals 5. Fruit a small one-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: 2 species native to the warm, temperate, northern hemisphere.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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coggygria Scop.

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cotinus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cotinus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cotinus
Wikipedia: Cotinus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cotinus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cotinus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Cotinus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2564, retrieved 4 December 2021

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