Cornus walteri

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Cornus walteri, also called Walter's dogwood,[2] is a deciduous shrub or small tree 8–16 m tall, native to eastern Asia in Korea and much of China from Liaoning to Yunnan.[3][4]

Korean dogwood
Cornus walteri.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus
Subgenus: Cornus subg. Kraniopsis
Species:
C. walteri
Binomial name
Cornus walteri
Synonyms[1]
  • Cornus coreana Wangerin
  • Cornus henryi Hemsl. ex Wangerin
  • Cornus walteri var. confertiflora W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu
  • Cornus walteri var. insignis W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu
  • Cornus yunnanensis H.L.Li
  • Swida coreana (Wangerin) Soják
  • Swida walteri (Wangerin) Soják
  • Swida walteri var. confertiflora (W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu) W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu
  • Swida walteri var. insignis (W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu) W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu
  • Thelycrania coreana (Wangerin) Pojark.

Cornus walteri has opposite, simple leaves, 5–12 cm long. The flowers are produced in inflorescences 6–8 cm diameter, each flower individually small and whitish. The flowering is in spring, after it leafs out. The fruit is a round, reddish-purple "drupaceous berry", 2.5-3.5 cm diameter.[3][5][6][7][8]

It is closely related to the European common dogwood (C. sanguinea).

Cornus walteri

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cornus walteri Wangerin". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 8 November 2013 – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 421. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.
  3. ^ a b Flora of China, v 14 p 214, Cornus walteri
  4. ^ Flora of China, v 14 p 211, Cornus coreana
  5. ^ Wangerin, Walther. 1908. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 6(107–112): 99, as both Cornus walteri and Cornus coreana listed separately
  6. ^ Soják, Jiří. 1960. Novitates Botanicae et Delectus Seminum Horti Botanici Universitatis Carolinae Pragensis. Prague p 10, as Swida coreana
  7. ^ Fang & W.K.Hu. 1984. Bulletin of Botanical Research. Harbin 4(3): 108 as Swida walteri
  8. ^ Li, Hui Lin. 1944. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 35:312, as Cornus yunnanensis