Cotoneaster dammeri

C. K. Schneider

Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 1: 761, figs. 429 h–k. 1906.

Common names: Bearberry cotoneaster
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 459. Mentioned on page 451, 454, 460.

Shrubs, to 0.2 m. Stems carpeting or procumbent, rooting, to 1.5 m, pliant; branches distichous or spiraled, greenish to light-brown, densely lenticellate, initially pilose-strigose. Leaves persistent; petiole 2–9 mm, villose-strigose; blade elliptic or obovate, rarely suborbiculate, 13–43 × 6–26 mm, coriaceous, base cuneate or obtuse, margins revolute, veins 5–8, sunken, apex obtuse or acute, rarely retuse, abaxial surfaces grayish green, reticulate, initially villous, adaxial light green to green, intensely shiny, not glaucous, reticulate-rugose, not bulging between lateral-veins, often single hairs on midrib. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 20–40 mm, usually with 4 leaves, (1 or) 2 or 3 (or 4) -flowered, compact. Pedicels 4–15 mm, thin, villose-strigose. Flowers slightly pendent, 10–12 mm diam.; buds white; hypanthium cupulate, sparsely pilose-strigose; sepals: margins sparsely villous, apex obtuse or acute, surfaces sparsely pilose-strigose; petals spreading, white, glabrous; stamens 20, filaments white, anthers purple-black; styles 4 or 5. Pomes bright red, obovoid to broadly obovoid, rarely globose, 6–10 × 6–8 mm, shiny, not glaucous, glabrous; sepals suberect, glabrous; navel open; style remnants at apex. Pyrenes 4 or 5.2n = 34 (Germany).


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun; fruiting Sep–Apr.
Habitat: Disturbed forests, grassy banks, rock roadcuts, urban waste ground
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

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Introduced; B.C., Wash., Asia (China), also in Europe

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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light green +  and green +
reticulate-rugose +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
purple-black +
Jeanette Fryer +, Bertil Hylmö† +  and Peter F. Zika +
C. K. Schneider +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
obtuse +  and cuneate +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (4.3 cm43 mm <br />0.043 m <br />) +
suborbiculate +, obovate +  and elliptic +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
6mm +  and 26mm +
spiraled +  and distichous +
greenish +  and light-brown +
pilose-strigose +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Bearberry cotoneaster +
B.C. +, Wash. +, Asia (China) +  and also in Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
0–200 m +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 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 />) +
Disturbed forests, grassy banks, rock roadcuts, urban waste ground +
pilose-strigose +
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 +
villose-strigose +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 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 +
villose-strigose +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jun +  and fruiting Sep–Apr. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
bright red +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and not glaucous +
globose +, obovoid +  and broadly obovoid +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
triangular +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
spreading +  and prostrate +
1 +  and 25 +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
pilose-strigose +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster dammeri +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
5 +  and 8 +