Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. subcordata

(Eastwood) V. T. Parker

Madroño54: 152. 2007,

Common names: Santa Cruz Island manzanita
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos tomentosa subcordata
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos subcordata
Found in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.
Twigs sparsely short-hairy and densely glandular-hairy. Leaf blade surfaces ± finely tomentose, densely glandular-hairy, ± papillate abaxially. Immature inflorescence axes densely glandular-hairy. Ovaries white-hairy, sparsely glandular.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Island chaparral
Elevation: 100-600 m

Distribution

Calif.

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Subspecies subcordata is known from Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands. Occasional mainland glandular-hairy individuals occur in mixed populations with subsp. crustacea and may key to subsp. subcordata.

References

None.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
BasionymArctostaphylos subcordata +
Common nameSanta Cruz Island manzanita +
Elevation100-600 m +
HabitatIsland chaparral +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymArctostaphylos tomentosa subcordata +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos crustacea subsp. subcordata +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos crustacea +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +