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Leaf Apices: Mucronate
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Cranberry Cotoneaster
(Cotoneaster apiculatus)

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Rock Cotoneaster
(Cotoneaster horizontalis)

 

 

Mucronate Leaf Apex

Leaf apex tipped with short abrupt point on the end of the midvein.

Many of the small-leaved Cotoneasters appear to have a common trait in the appearance of a mucronate tipped apex.

 

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2005 Gary J. Kling and Laura L. Hayden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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