Cotoneaster franchetii Bois.

Shrub to 3 m or so tall with arching branches and a covering of yellowish hair at first. Leaves 2-4 cm long, ovate to elliptic, shiny and wrinkled above and a felt of white hair below. Flowers in clusters of 5-15. Fruit about 8 mm wide, orange to pale red with 2-3 nutlets.

China. Naturalised in NSW.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Hero image
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Cotoneaster Medik.