Cotoneaster gamblei

G. Klotz

Wiss. Z. Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Math.-Naturwiss. Reihe 15: 530. 1966.

Common names: Gamble’s cotoneaster
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 456. Mentioned on page 450, 452, 453.

Shrubs or trees, 4–10 m. Stems loosely erect, spreading and arching; branches spiraled, brown or maroon-purple, initially tomentose-strigose. Leaves usually semipersistent (persisting to April if sheltered), sometimes deciduous; petiole 4–10 mm, densely villose-strigose; blade elliptic, (25–) 50–127 × 13–49 [–62 in cultivation] mm, chartaceous or subcoriaceous, base cuneate or obtuse, margins flat, veins 7 or 8, superficial, apex acute or obtuse, abaxial surfaces pale gray-green, initially villous, later glabrate, adaxial dark green, shiny, not glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, sometimes becoming slightly rugose, glabrate; fall leaves pale yellowish green. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 40–70 mm with 2 or 3 leaves, 5–34-flowered, lax. Pedicels 1–8 mm, sparsely villose-strigose. Flowers 8–12.5 mm diam.; buds white; hypanthium cupulate, densely villous; sepals: margins maroon, tomentose, apex acute, surfaces densely villous; petals spreading, white, sometimes with hair-tuft; stamens 18–20, filaments white, anthers red-purple or dark red-purple; styles (1 or) 2. Pomes red, often tinged with pink, green, brown, or purple, obovoid, rarely subglobose, 8.5–12.8 × 8–12 mm, dull, slightly glaucous, sparsely villous; sepals flat, margins tomentose, densely villous; navel slightly open; style remnants near apex. Pyrenes [1 or] 2.


Phenology: Flowering May; fruiting Sep–Nov.
Habitat: Mesic thickets, flood plains, disturbed forests
Elevation: 0–50 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Wash., Asia (Bhutan), Asia (India)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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glabrate +  and villous +
green +, pale yellowish +  and dark green +
glabrate +  and not glaucous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
dark red-purple +  and red-purple +
Jeanette Fryer +, Bertil Hylmö† +  and Peter F. Zika +
G. Klotz +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
obtuse +  and cuneate +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (12.7 cm127 mm <br />0.127 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 />) +
subcoriaceous +  and chartaceous +
13mm +  and 49mm +
maroon-purple +  and brown +
tomentose-strigose +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Gamble’s cotoneaster +
Wash. +, Asia (Bhutan) +  and Asia (India) +
not +  and aggregated +
0–50 m +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.25 cm12.5 mm <br />0.0125 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 />) +
Mesic thickets, flood plains, disturbed forests +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
flattened +  and domed +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +  and semipersistent +
pinnate +  and entire +
villous +  and tomentose +
2 +  and 14 +
revolute +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
villose-strigose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 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 +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering May +  and fruiting Sep–Nov. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
purple +, brown +, green +, punct +, tinged with pink +, list +, coloration +  and red +
0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (1.28 cm12.8 mm <br />0.0128 m <br />) +
villous +  and glaucous +
subglobose +  and obovoid +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Wiss. Z. Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Math.-Naturwiss. Reihe +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and incurved +
triangular +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
arching +, spreading +  and erect +
1 +  and 25 +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
lanceolate;linear +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster gamblei +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
superficial +
8 +  and 7 +
tree +  and shrub +