Arctostaphylos hooveri

P. V. Wells

Leafl. W. Bot. 9: 152. 1961 ,.

Common names: Hoover’s manzanita
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 433. Mentioned on page 413, 414.

Shrubs or trees, erect, 2–8 m; burl absent; twigs densely fine-hairy, with long, white, gland-tipped hairs. Leaves: petiole 3–6 mm; blade glaucous, dull, oblong to ovate, 4–6 × 2–3 cm, base lobed, auriculate, (not clasping), margins entire, plane, surfaces papillate, scabrous, glandular-hairy, ± glabrescent. Inflorescences panicles, 4–6-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, (concealed by bracts), axis 1.5–2.5 cm, 1+ mm diam., densely fine-hairy with long, white, gland-tipped hairs; bracts not appressed, leaflike, lanceolate, 8–20 mm, apex acuminate, surfaces glandular-hairy. Pedicels 8–15 mm, finely glandular-hairy. Flowers: corolla white, conic to urceolate; ovary finely glandular-hairy. Fruits depressed-globose, 6–10 mm diam., glandular-hairy, (viscid). Stones distinct. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open conifer forests
Elevation: 900-1200 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Arctostaphylos hooveri is known from the northern Santa Lucia Mountains in Monterey County. Populations are associated with openings in yellow pine forests and patches of chaparral.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Arctostaphylos hooveri"
V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
P. V. Wells +
fine-hairy +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
auriculate;lobed +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
oblong;ovate +
coriaceous +
2cm;3cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
lanceolate +
Hoover’s manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
900-1200 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glandular-hairy +
depressed-globose +
Chaparral, open conifer forests +
gland-tipped +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
glandular-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
glandular-hairy +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Leafl. W. Bot. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
glandular-hairy +  and glabrescent +
papillate +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos hooveri +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
fine-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
tree +  and shrub +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +