Cotoneaster pannosus Franch.

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Cotoneaster pannosus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/cotoneaster/cotoneaster-pannosus/). Accessed 2020-09-25.

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calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Cotoneaster pannosus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/cotoneaster/cotoneaster-pannosus/). Accessed 2020-09-25.

An evergreen shrub of free and elegant habit 10 ft or more high; branches arching and slender, covered with whitish felt when young. Leaves oval, tapering towards both ends, 12 to 1 in. long, about half as wide; always dull green above, covered with whitish felt beneath; stalk up to 14 in. long. Flowers 14 to 38 in. across, borne in rounded corymbs of as many as fifteen or twenty; petals white, spreading; calyx woolly. Fruits scarcely 14 in. long, dull red. Bot. Mag., t. 8594.

Native of Yunnan, China, up to 9,000 ft altitude; raised in Paris in 1888, from seed sent there by the Abbé Delavay. Introduced to Kew in 1892. The differences between this species and C. franchetii have already been alluded to under that species. It is characterised by extreme elegance of habit, and by being very woolly on young bark, flower-stalk, calyx, and under-surface of leaves.

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