Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. howellii

(Eastwood) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 205. 1968,.

Basionyms: Arctostaphylos howellii Eastwood Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 123. 1933
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. howellii (Eastwood) Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 445. Mentioned on page 443.

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


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral
Elevation: 500- 1800 m

Discussion

Subspecies howellii is known from the interior and eastern ranges of the Santa Lucia Mountains, Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.

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) P. V. Wells +
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 howellii +
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 +
glandular-hairy +
lanceolate +, ovate +, deltate +, keeled +  and scale-like +
white +  and pink +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
500- 1800 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glandular-hairy +  and glabrous +
depressed-globose +
dark +, pink +  and clear +
Chaparral +
multicellular +
green +  and gray-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 +, smooth +, glandular-hairy +  and scabrous +
papillate +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. howellii +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. howellii +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +
not glandular-hairy +  and short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and mound-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +