Taxon: Cotoneaster horizontalis Decne.

Genus: Cotoneaster
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 11749
Place of publication: Ann. Gén. Hort. 22:168. 1879
Comment: date of publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Gansu, - Guizhou, - Hubei, - Hunan, - Jiangsu, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Xizang, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Nepal

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dickoré, W. B. & G. Kasperek 2010. Species of Cotoneaster (Rosaceae, Maloideae) indigenous to, naturalising or commonly cultivated in central Europe (Willdenowia) 40:28.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Flinck, K. E. & B. Hylmö 1966. A list of series and species in the genus Cotoneaster Bot. Not. 119:452.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image