EPPO Global Database

Cotoneaster niger(CTTNG)

Code created in: 2002-02-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CTTNG
  • Preferred name: Cotoneaster niger
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Fries


Europe (northern and eastern), Caucasus, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia. C. niger has here been combined with C. melanocarpus, although many authors separate them. This confusion in the names leads to considerable uncertainty on the geographical distribution of the species if they are separated 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cotoneaster melanocarpus Schneider

Common names
Name Language
black-berried cotoneaster English
schwarze Zwergmispel German
cotonnier à fruits noirs French
кизильник черноплодный Russian
sort dværgmispel Danish
svartmispel Norwegian
mustamarjatuhkapensas Finnish
irga czarna Polish
fekete madárbirs Hungarian
черноплоден котонеастер Bulgarian
must tuhkpuu Estonian
melnā klintene Latvian
кизильник чорноплідний Ukrainian