Cotoneaster turbinatus Craib.
Rosaceae
Cotoneaster turbinatus (51059 octets)
Evergreen shrub 2-3 m high. Young shoots reddish, arching and downy at first. Leaves elliptic, 2-6 (9) cm long, 1-3 cm wide, dark dull green above, grey-white tomentose beneath. Apex obtuse to acute, mucronate. Small white flowers with purplish anthers, in axillary corymbs, in July. Fruit globose to top-shaped, 5-7 mm across, bright red, pubescent, with two seeds. Hardy.

Home: Central and Western China

Other views: Flowers

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay from Jacques Zeller notes

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