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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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cotinus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cotinus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cotinus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cotinus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cotinus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cotinus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cotinus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cotinus
Plants of the World Online: Cotinus
Tropicos: Cotinus
Wikipedia: Cotinus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Cotinus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2564, retrieved 30 May 2023

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