Arctostaphylos pallida

Eastwood

Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 76. 1933 ,.

Common names: Alameda manzanita
EndemicConservation concern
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos andersonii var. pallida (Eastwood) J. E. Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 433. Mentioned on page 413.

Shrubs, erect, 2–4 m; burl absent; twigs hairy. Leaves: petiole to 2 mm, (hairy); blade glaucous-green, dull, ovate or oblong-ovate, 2.5–4.5 × 2–3 cm, base auriculate-clasping, margins entire, plane, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Inflorescences panicles, 3–5-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, (branches compact, framed by bracts), axis 0.5–1 cm, 1+ mm diam., short-hairy to hispid-hairy, usually eglandular; bracts not appressed, leaflike, widely lanceolate, 5–9 mm, apex acute, surfaces finely glandular-hairy. Pedicels 8–12 mm, finely glandular-hairy. Flowers: corolla white, conic to urceolate; ovary finely glandular-hairy. Fruits depressed-globose, 8–10 mm diam., glandular-hairy, (viscid). Stones distinct. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral, gaps in open forests
Elevation: 200-400 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Arctostaphylos pallida is found on shale barrens in the East Bay Hills, western Contra Costa County, overlooking San Francisco Bay.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Arctostaphylos pallida"
V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
Eastwood +
short-hairy +  and hispid-hairy +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
auriculate-clasping +
glaucous-green +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
oblong-ovate;ovate +
coriaceous +
2cm;3cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
lanceolate +
Alameda manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
200-400 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glandular-hairy +
depressed-globose +
Maritime chaparral, gaps in open forests +
multicellular +
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 /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 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 glabrous +
Arctostaphylos andersonii var. pallida +
Arctostaphylos pallida +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +