Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. cushingiana

(Eastwood) J. E. Keeley

Madroño 54: 59. 2007,.

Common names: Cushing’s manzanita
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos cushingiana Eastwood Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 75. 1933
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. cushingiana (Eastwood) Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 444. Mentioned on page 443.

Twigs sparsely short-hairy, not glandular-hairy. Leaf-blades green or gray-green, base cuneate to rounded, surfaces smooth, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy; bracts densely white-hairy. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits slightly flattened depressed-globose. Stones usually distinct.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Pure and mixed chaparral
Elevation: 300-1900 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Subspecies cushingiana is widespread in mixed populations with subsp. glandulosa from Humboldt County in the North Coast Range south to the Peninsular Range, and extending into northern Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

Acute (?) +, Lanceolate (?) +, Deltate (?) +, Awl-like (?) +  and Leaflike (?) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Eastwood) J. E. Keeley +
short-hairy +  and hairy +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
cuneate;rounded +
Arctostaphylos cushingiana +
bright green +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
slightly glaucous +  and strongly gray-glaucous +
dull +  and shiny +
elliptic;ovate +
coriaceous +
1cm;2.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
white-hairy +
lanceolate +, ovate +, deltate +, keeled +  and scale-like +
Cushing’s manzanita +
white +  and pink +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
300-1900 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glandular-hairy +  and glabrous +
depressed-globose;flattened +
dark +, pink +  and clear +
Pure and mixed chaparral +
multicellular +
gray-green +  and green +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
white-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
Illustrated +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
puberulent +, glabrous +  and smooth +
papillate +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. cushingiana +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. cushingiana +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +
not glandular-hairy +  and short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and mound-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +