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3. Cotoneaster harrovianus E. H. Wilson, Gard. Chron., ser. 3. 51: 3. 1912.

蒙自栒子 meng zi xun zi

Shrubs evergreen, 1.5–2 m tall, much branched. Branchlets dark brown, initially yellowish gray appressed tomentose, glabrous when old. Petiole 4–5 mm, pilose; stipules lanceolate, 4–5 mm, membranous, pilose; leaf blade elliptic-oblong or ovate, rarely obovate-oblong, 2.5–5 × 1.2–2 cm, subleathery, midvein prominently raised abaxially and impressed adaxially, lateral veins 8–10 pairs, abaxially initially densely tomentose, glabrous when old, with glaucous bloom, adaxially initially puberulous, later subglabrous, slightly rugose, base cuneate, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Compound corymbs 2–3.5 × 3–5 cm, densely many flowered; rachis and pedicels densely villous; bracts linear-lanceolate or subulate, 3–5 mm, pubescent. Pedicel very short or nearly absent. Flowers 5–6 mm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, abaxially densely tomentose. Sepals triangular, 1.5–2 mm, apex acute. Petals spreading, broadly ovate or suborbicular, 2–3 × 2–2.5 mm, puberulous near base, base nearly not clawed, apex obtuse and erose. Stamens 20, slightly shorter than petals; anthers purple, capitate. Ovary pilose apically; styles 2, free, nearly as long as stamens. Fruit dark red, ellipsoid, 7–8 mm in diam., pyrenes usually 2. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Aug–Sep.

Waste places or slopes; 1500--1600 m. SE Yunnan.


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