Cotoneaster ×suecicus

Cotoneaster ×suecicus G. Klotz

Beitr. Phytotax. 10: 47. 1982.

Common names: Swedish cotoneaster
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 460. Mentioned on page 452, 454.

Shrubs, 0.4–0.6 m. Stems ± erect or ± procumbent, arching, ends rooting; branches spiraled, green proximally, purple-black distally, initially densely strigose. Leaves persistent; petiole often red, 1–3 mm, strigose; blade elliptic, 10–27 × 4–12 mm, coriaceous, base cuneate, margins revolute, veins 4–7, superficial, apex obtuse or acute, rarely emarginate, abaxial surfaces gray-green, initially strigose-villous, midrib often red, adaxial dark green, shiny, not glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, initially sparsely long-haired pilose. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 8–40 mm with 3 or 4 leaves, 1 or 2 (–6) -flowered, compact. Pedicels 1–3.5 mm, initially sparsely pilose. Flowers 12–13 mm diam.; buds white; hypanthium cupulate, initially sparsely pilose; sepals: margins villous, apex acute, surfaces villous; petals spreading, white, glabrous; stamens 15–20, filaments white, anthers dark red-purple; styles 2–4 (or 5). Pomes red-orange to scarlet, obovoid to subglobose, [4–] 7–11 × 7–10 mm, shiny, not glaucous, glabrous or sparsely villous; sepals depressed to slightly ascending, glabrous or sparsely villous; navel open; style remnants at apex. Pyrenes 2–4 (or 5) (always some with more than 2). 2n = 34 (Germany).


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun; fruiting Oct–May.
Habitat: Hedges, edges, paths, urban waste ground
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

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Introduced; B.C., Que., Oreg., Wash., Europe

Discussion

Cotoneaster x\suecicus is of garden origin, presumably a cross between C. conspicuus and C. dammeri.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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pilose +  and not glaucous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
dark red-purple +
Jeanette Fryer +, Bertil Hylmö† +  and Peter F. Zika +
Cotoneaster ×suecicus G. Klotz +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
cuneate +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 m <br />) +
ovate +, lanceolate +, orbiculate +  and elliptic to linear +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
4mm +  and 12mm +
purple-black +  and green +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Swedish cotoneaster +
B.C. +, Que. +, Oreg. +, Wash. +  and Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
0–200 m +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
orange +  and red or purple +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
Hedges, edges, paths, urban waste ground +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
flattened +  and domed +
crassinucellate +
persistent +
pinnate +  and entire +
2 +  and 14 +
revolute +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
1 +  and 5 +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jun +  and fruiting Oct–May. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
red-orange +  and scarlet +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
villous +, glabrous +  and not glaucous +
obovoid +  and subglobose +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Beitr. Phytotax. +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
villous +  and glabrous +
depressed +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
arching +  and erect +
1 +  and 25 +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster ×suecicus +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
superficial +
4 +  and 7 +