Cotoneaster adpressus

Bois

Bull. Soc. Bot. France 51(sess. extraord.): cxlix, fig. [p. cl.] 1907.

Common names: Creeping cotoneaster
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 460. Mentioned on page 451.

Shrubs, mound-forming, to 0.3 m. Stems divaricate, prostrate to procumbent, rooting, to 0.8 m long, stiff; branches distichous, maroon, initially strigose-villous. Leaves deciduous; petiole 1–2 mm, glabrescent; blade elliptic or ovate, rarely suborbiculate, 8–15 × 5–12 mm, chartaceous, base rounded, margins slightly undulate, not revolute, veins 2 or 3, superficial, apex acute or obtuse, abaxial surfaces green, glabrate, midrib strigose, adaxial green, dull to slightly shiny, not glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, glabrous. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 6–10 mm with 2 or 3 leaves, 1 (or 2) -flowered, subsessile. Pedicels 0–1.5 mm, glabrate. Flowers 4–7 mm; hypanthium funnelform, maroon, glabrate; sepals sometimes recurved, margins villous, apex lingulate or acute, surfaces glabrous; petals erect, dark red; stamens 10 (–13), filaments pink to red, anthers white; styles 2 (or 3). Pomes bright red, broadly obovoid to globose, 6–7 mm, shiny, not glaucous, succulent, glabrous; sepals suberect, glabrous; navel open; style remnants 4/5 from base. Pyrenes 2 (or 3). 2n = 34 (Sweden).


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May; fruiting Sep.
Habitat: Disturbed ground, gravel pits
Elevation: 0–400 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Mich., Asia (China), also in Europe

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Cotoneaster adpressus"
glabrous +  and not glaucous +
dull +  and slightly shiny +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Jeanette Fryer +, Bertil Hylmö† +  and Peter F. Zika +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
rounded +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
suborbiculate +, ovate +  and elliptic +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
5mm +  and 12mm +
strigose-villous +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Creeping cotoneaster +
Mich. +, Asia (China) +  and also in Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
0–400 m +
pink +  and red +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
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 />) +
Disturbed ground, gravel pits +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
subsessile +  and 1-flowered +
flattened +  and domed +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
pinnate +  and entire +
2 +  and 14 +
undulate +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 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 /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr–May +  and fruiting Sep. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
bright red +
glabrous +  and not glaucous +
broadly obovoid +  and globose +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
succulent +
Bull. Soc. Bot. France +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
suberect +  and recurved +
triangular +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
prostrate +  and procumbent +
0m +  and 0.8m +
spreading +  and prostrate +
1 +  and 25 +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster adpressus +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
superficial +
3 +  and 2 +
shrub +  and mound-forming +