Cotoneaster vestitus

(W. W. Smith) Flinck & B. Hylmö

Bot. Not. 119: 460. 1966.

Common names: Vested or woolly cotoneaster
Introduced
Basionym: Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. vestitus W. W. Smith Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 10: 21. 1917 (as glaucophylla var. vestita)
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 455. Mentioned on page 451.

Shrubs, 2–5 m. Stems erect, arching to pendulous; branches spiraled or distichous, purple-black, slender, initially tomentose-villous. Leaves persistent; petiole 3–7 mm, tomentose; blade elliptic, 35–77 × 15–35 mm, subcoriaceous or coriaceous, base cuneate or obtuse, margins flat, veins 5–9, ± superficial, apex acute or obtuse, abaxial surfaces gray-tomentose, adaxial green, dull, slightly glaucous, flat between lateral-veins, initially sparsely pilose. Inflorescences on fertile shoots 30–60 mm, usually with 3 leaves, 15–40-flowered, compact. Pedicels 1–5 mm, tomentose. Flowers 6–6.5 (–9) mm diam.; buds white; hypanthium cupulate, tomentose; sepals: margins villous, apex cuspidate, acute or obtuse, surfaces tomentose; petals spreading, creamy white, glabrous; stamens 15–17 (–20), filaments white, anthers pink-purple to dark purple; styles [1 or] 2. Pomes red [rarely maroon], globose, 6–7 mm, shiny, not glaucous, sparsely villous; sepals suberect, margins villous, tomentose; navel open; style remnants at apex. Pyrenes [1 or] 2.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Jul; fruiting Nov–Mar.
Habitat: Urban waste ground
Elevation: 0–50 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Wash., Asia (China)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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pilose +  and glaucous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
pink-purple +  and dark purple +
Jeanette Fryer +, Bertil Hylmö† +  and Peter F. Zika +
(W. W. Smith) Flinck & B. Hylmö +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
obtuse +  and cuneate +
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. vestitus +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (21 cm210 mm <br />0.21 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7.7 cm77 mm <br />0.077 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 />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
15mm +  and 35mm +
distichous +  and spiraled +
purple-black +
tomentose-villous +
slender +
adnate +  and distinct +
strigose +  and tomentose +
Vested or woolly cotoneaster +
Wash. +  and Asia (China) +
not +  and aggregated +
0–50 m +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 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 />) +
Urban waste ground +
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 +
tomentose +  and villous +
2 +  and 14 +
revolute +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 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 /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Jul +  and fruiting Nov–Mar. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
villous +  and not glaucous +
globose +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
trigonous +  and planoconvex +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
triangular +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and strigose +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
arching +  and pendulous +
1 +  and 25 +
short-adnate +
inconspicuous +
deciduous +
distinct +
lateral +  and terminal +
elongate +
Ostinia +
Cotoneaster vestitus +
Cotoneaster +
species +
inconspicuous +
superficial +
5 +  and 9 +