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Cotoneaster microphyllus

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  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Cotoneaster microphyllus Wall. ex Lindl.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, [South Island], Marlborough Land District, near Havelock, Kaituna River area
  • Field Collection Date
    17 Sep 1996
  • Field Collection Notes
    On steep bank above road & Spanish heath. Low spreading shrub to c.50 cm high, with stiff rigid branches forming a semi-herringbone pattern, tending fasciated towards the ends which are often buried in grass. Leaves dark glossy green above, glaucescent beneath. Fruit 8-10 mm diameter, very broadly obovoid (wider than long), deep crimson. A few plants.
    Duplicate ex CHR 511598, received Feb 2000
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -41.33278, 173.75056 (± 10 m)
    173.75056, 173.75056 (± 10 m)

  • Last Update
    09 Aug 2017

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