Arctostaphylos nummularia

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 366. 1868 ,.

Common names: Glossyleaf manzanita
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 418. Mentioned on page 406, 407, 410.

Shrubs, prostrate, erect, or mound-forming, 0.1–5 m; burl absent; bark on older stems persistent, gray or red-gray, shredded or rough; twigs densely short-haired with longer gland-tipped hairs. Leaves bifacial in stomatal distribution; petiole to 3 mm; blade bifacial, light green abaxially, dark green adaxially, shiny, orbiculate to orbiculate-ovate or oblongelliptic, 1.5–2.2 × 0.3–1.8 cm, base cuneate to obtuse or truncate to ± lobed, margins entire, cupped, surfaces smooth, glabrous, midvein hairy. Inflorescences panicles, 4–12-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, branches spreading, axis 0.5–1 cm, to 1 mm diam., densely short-haired with longer gland-tipped hairs; bracts appressed, scalelike, deltate, 0.5–2 mm, apex acute, surfaces glabrous. Pedicels 3–5 mm, glabrous. Flowers 4-merous; corolla white, urceolate; ovary white-hairy. Fruits subcylindric, 3–4 mm diam., glabrous. Stones distinct (breaking apart in mature fruit).

Discussion

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Plants 0.5-5 m; bark on older stems gray, shredded. Arctostaphylos nummularia subsp. nummularia
1 Plants 0.1-0.5 m; bark on older stems gray or reddish, rough or shredded. Arctostaphylos nummularia subsp. mendocinoensis

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V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
A. Gray +
0mm +  and 1mm +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
red-gray +  and gray +
persistent +
exfoliating +
cuneate;obtuse or truncate +
dark green +  and light green +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
orbiculate;orbiculate-ovate or oblongelliptic +
coriaceous +
0.3cm;1.8cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and scale-like +
Glossyleaf manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
subcylindric +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
white-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
4-5-carpellate +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
persistent +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos nummularia +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and mound-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +