Cotoneaster miniatus

(Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Flinck & B. Hylmö

Bot. Not. 119: 456. 1966.

Common names: Orange-drop cotoneaster
Introduced
Basionym: Cotoneaster zabelii var. miniatus Rehder & E. H. Wilson in C. S. Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 430. 1917 (as miniata)
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 467. Mentioned on page 454.

Shrubs, 1–1.5 (–2) m. Stems erect, spreading, arching, slender, weak; branches distichous, divaricate, light-brown, initially tomentose-pilose. Leaves deciduous; petiole 3–5 mm, densely pilose; blade elliptic to narrowly ovate, (24–) 30–50 (–68) x 12–25 (–32) mm, chartaceous, base cuneate or obtuse, margins flat, not revolute, veins 3–5, slightly sunken, apex acute or obtuse, abaxial surfaces pale, reticulate, pilose, adaxial yellowish green, dull, not glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, pilose; fall leaves intensely yellow. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 20–45 mm with 4 leaves, 8–18-flowered, lax. Pedicels slender, 5–10 mm, pilose. Flowers spreading, 4–5.5 mm, open; hypanthium cupulate, villose-pilose; sepals: margins villous, apex obtuse, surfaces villous; petals erect, pink, base pink to dark-pink or red-tinged; stamens 19–23, filaments white or pale-pink, anthers white; styles 2 (or 3). Pomes pendent, bright-orange-red, broadly ellipsoid, broadly obovoid, or globose, rarely depressed-globose, (4–) 6–9.3 (–11) x 6–9.7 mm, slightly shiny, not glaucous, sparsely villous; sepals flat, villous; forming star over slightly open navel; style remnants 3/4 from base. Pyrenes 2 (or 3).


Phenology: Flowering May–Jul; fruiting Sep–Nov.
Habitat: Thickets
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Wash., Asia (China)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Cotoneaster miniatus"
yellow +  and yellowish green +
pilose +  and not glaucous +
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 +
(Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Flinck & B. Hylmö +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
pink +  and dark-pink or red-tinged +
obtuse +  and cuneate +
Cotoneaster zabelii var. miniatus +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
elliptic +  and narrowly ovate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
12mm +  and 25mm +
divaricate +  and distichous +
light-brown +
tomentose-pilose +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Orange-drop cotoneaster +
Wash. +  and Asia (China) +
not +  and aggregated +
0–100 m +
pale-pink +  and white +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 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 />) +
Thickets +
villose-pilose +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
flattened +  and domed +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
pinnate +  and entire +
2 +  and 14 +
revolute +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 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 +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jul +  and fruiting Sep–Nov. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
0.93 cm9.3 mm <br />0.0093 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
bright-orange-red +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.93 cm9.3 mm <br />0.0093 m <br />) +
villous +  and not glaucous +
depressed-globose +, globose +, obovoid +  and ellipsoid +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.97 cm9.7 mm <br />0.0097 m <br />) +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and incurved +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
arching +, spreading +  and erect +
1 +  and 25 +
slender +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster miniatus +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
3 +  and 5 +