3333.000 Cotoneaster Medik.

Stace, C.A. (1997) New Flora of the British Isles. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Unarmed shrubs. Stipules caducous. Leaves simple, entire. Flowers solitary, in cymose clusters or corymbs. Petals 5, white or pink. Carpels 2-5; ovules 2 in each carpel. Styles 2-5. Fruit with mealy flesh, red (in ours) with 2-5 pyrenes.

Worldwide: 261 species in the temperate Old World

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Cotoneaster pannosus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
franchetii BoisC
pannosus Franch.C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cotoneaster:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cotoneaster

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Cotoneaster.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=652, retrieved 20 June 2024

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