Cotoneaster qungbixiensis

J. Fryer & B. Hylmö

J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 2: 53, fig. 1. 2008.

Common names: Truncate-leaved or Cangshan cotoneaster
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 466. Mentioned on page 451.

Shrubs, 2–3 m. Stems erect, arching, spreading; branches distichous or spiraled, reddish-brown, initially strigose-pilose. Leaves deciduous (sometimes tardily so on vigorous basal sprouts); petiole often red, 3–4 mm, strigose-pilose; blade elliptic or narrowly elliptic to sometimes elliptic-ovate or narrowly ovate, 20–48 (–61) x (10–) 15–29 mm, chartaceous, base cuneate or obtuse, margins flat, veins 2–4, sunken, apex minutely truncate, rarely acute, mucronate, abaxial surfaces densely grayish tomentose, adaxial dark green, shiny, not glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, slightly rugose, initially pilose; fall leaves orange. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 30–50 mm with 4–6 leaves, 3–9 (–15) -flowered, compact. Pedicels 1–3 mm, strigose-pilose. Flowers 6.5–9 mm, open; hypanthium funnelform, silky tomentose; sepals: margins tomentose, apex cuspidate or acuminate, surfaces tomentose; petals erect-incurved, pink or reddish, base dark red, margins yellowish or off-white; stamens 17–20, filaments dark red, at least proximally, anthers white; styles (2 or) 3 or 4 [or 5]. Pomes orange-red, obovoid to broadly obovoid or subglobose, rarely globose, (7–) 8.2–10.1 × 6.6–7.6 mm, slightly shiny, not glaucous, pilose; sepals flat, tomentose; navel closed; style remnants 2/3 from base. Pyrenes (2 or) 3 or 4 [or 5]. 2n = 68 (England).


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Jul; fruiting Oct–Dec.
Habitat: Thickets, disturbed forests
Elevation: 0–50 m

Distribution

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Introduced; B.C., Asia (China)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Cotoneaster qungbixiensis"
orange +  and dark 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 +
J. Fryer & B. Hylmö +
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 />) +
ovate +  and elliptic-ovate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
spiraled +  and distichous +
reddish-brown +
strigose-pilose +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Truncate-leaved or Cangshan cotoneaster +
B.C. +  and Asia (China) +
not +  and aggregated +
0–50 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 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, disturbed forests +
tomentose +  and silky +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
3-9(-15)-flowered +
flattened +  and domed +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
pinnate +  and entire +
off-white +  and yellowish +
2 +  and 14 +
revolute +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
strigose-pilose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 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 +
erect-incurved +
1 +  and 5 +
strigose-pilose +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Jul +  and fruiting Oct–Dec. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.82 cm8.2 mm <br />0.0082 m <br />) +
orange-red +
0.82 cm8.2 mm <br />0.0082 m <br /> (1.01 cm10.1 mm <br />0.0101 m <br />) +
pilose +  and not glaucous +
globose +, obovoid +  and broadly obovoid or subglobose +
0.66 cm6.6 mm <br />0.0066 m <br /> (0.76 cm7.6 mm <br />0.0076 m <br />) +
J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and incurved +
triangular +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
spreading +, arching +  and erect +
1 +  and 25 +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster qungbixiensis +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
2 +  and 4 +