Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. tomentosa

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 440.

Twigs sparsely short-hairy, eglandular. Leaf-blades tomentose abaxially (at least younger leaves). Inflorescences sparsely short-hairy. 2n = 52.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral on stabilized dunes or coastal uplands
Elevation: 0-200 m

Discussion

Subspecies tomentosa is locally abundant around southern Monterey Bay and in northern San Luis Obispo County, outer Central Coast Range.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Pursh) Lindley +
short-hairy +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
truncate;more or less lobed +
Arbutus tomentosa +
dark +  and bright green +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
shiny +  and dull +
oblong-ovate;oblong-lanceolate +
coriaceous +
1.5cm;2.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
lanceolate +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
0-200 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glabrous +  and hairy +
depressed-globose +
Maritime chaparral on stabilized dunes or coastal uplands +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
glabrous +, glandular-hairy +  and short-hairy +
papillate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
white-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
hairy +  and glandular +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Edwards’s Bot. Reg. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
glandular-hairy +, hairy +  and glabrous +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. tomentosa +
Arctostaphylos tomentosa +
subspecies +
short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and mound-forming +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +