Arctostaphylos parryana

Lemmon

Pittonia 2: 68. 1890 ,.

Common names: Parry manzanita
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 420. Mentioned on page 409, 413.

Shrubs, prostrate, erect, or mound-forming, 0.5–2 m; burl present or absent; twigs sparsely to moderately short-hairy. Leaves: petiole 5–10 mm; blade bright green or gray-glaucous, usually shiny, sometimes dull, oblong-ovate to wide-elliptic, 2.5–5 × 1.5–2.5 cm, base obtuse to truncate, margins entire, plane, surfaces smooth, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences panicles, 3–5-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, branches spreading, axis 0.5–1.5 cm, 1+ mm diam., sparsely to moderately short-hairy; bracts ± appressed, scalelike, deltate to wide-ovate, 2–4 mm, apex mucronate, surfaces glabrous. Pedicels 4–9 mm, glabrous. Flowers: corolla white, conic to urceolate; ovary glabrous. Fruits globose, 7–10 mm diam., glabrous. Stones connate into single sphere.

Discussion

Subspecies 3 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Leaf blades gray-glaucous, dull; burls present. Arctostaphylos parryana subsp. desertica
1 Leaf blades bright green, shiny; burls present or absent > 2
2 Burls absent. Arctostaphylos parryana subsp. parryana
2 Burls present. Arctostaphylos parryana subsp. tumescens

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V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
Lemmon +
short-hairy +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
obtuse to truncate +
bright green +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
gray-glaucous +
dull +  and shiny +
oblong-ovate;wide-elliptic +
coriaceous +
1.5cm;2.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and wide-ovate +
Parry manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
globose +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
4-5-carpellate +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
glabrous +, puberulent +  and smooth +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos parryana +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and mound-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +