Cotoneaster salicifolius Franch.

Shrub to about 4 m tall, softly hairy on the new growth. Leaves evergreen, to about 10 cm long, elliptic to lanceolate, thick, the upper surface shiny dark green and wrinkled, lower surface with a felt of hair. Flowers in clusters of over 30 flowers; late spring to early summer. Fruit about 5 mm wide, red, with 3-5 nutlets.


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.

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Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Rothschildianus'

Leaf pale green above. Fruit cream to pale yellow.

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