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49a. Cotoneaster horizontalis var. horizontalis

平枝栒子(原变种) ping zhi xun zi (yuan bian zhong)

Cotoneaster acuminatus Lindley var. prostratus Hooker ex Decaisne; C. symonsii Loudon ex Koehne; Diospyros chaffanjoni H. Léveillé.

Leaf blade 6–14 mm, not variegated with white. Fruit subglobose, 5–7 mm in diam., pyrenes 3, rarely 2.

Thickets, rocky slopes, dry mountain areas; 2000--3500 m. Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Nepal].

Further study is necessary to determine the identities of Cotoneaster atropurpureus Flinck & B. Hylmö and C. flinckii J. Fryer & B. Hylmö, which might be synonymous with this taxon.


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