Cotoneaster lucidus Schltdl.

First published in Linnaea 27: 541 (1854)
This species is a synonym of Cotoneaster acutifolius

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dickoré, W.B. & Kasperek, G. (2010). Species of Cotoneaster (Rosaceae, Maloideae) indigenous to, naturalising or commonly cultivated in Central Europe. Willdenowia 40: 13-45. [Cited as Cotoneaster acutifolius.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press. [Cited as Cotoneaster lucidus.]
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2014). Flora of North America North of Mexico 9: 1-713. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Cotoneaster lucidus.]
  • Kurtto, A., Sennikov, A.N. & Lampinen, R. (2013). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 16: 1-168. [Cited as Cotoneaster lucidus.]
  • Polozhij, A.V. & Malyschev (eds.) (2004). Flora of Siberia 8: 1-197. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth. [Cited as Cotoneaster lucidus.]
  • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow. [Cited as Cotoneaster lucidus.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at and
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