Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Taxonomic Revision of Cotoneaster microphyllus ( Rosaceae)

ZHOU Li-Hua WU Zheng-Yi   

  1. Kunming Institue of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2001-04-25 Published:2001-04-25

Abstract: On the basis of field investigation and specimen observation, and information of SEM leaf epidermal micromorphology, the taxonomic revision of Cotoneaster microphyllus Wall.ex Lindl.was carried out. As a result, fifteen specific names belonging to three series(Series Procumbens Klotz;Series Alpigeni和Series Marginati Klotz),are reduced to be synonyms of C.microphyllus Wall. ex Lindl.

Key words: Rosaceae