Comarostaphylis diversifolia subsp. diversifolia

Conservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 402.

Leaf-blades narrowly ovate to ovate or elliptic, 3–12.8 × 1–4.2 cm, (to 14.9 × 8.1 cm on sucker shoots), margins usually strongly revolute. Inflorescences 3.5–8 cm, usually gray-tomentose, rarely with glandular-hairs; floral bracts lanceolate-linear to lanceolate-ovate, nearly plane to subnavicular, 2–7 mm. Pedicels 4–8.5 mm. Sepals rarely glandular.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun; fruiting (Mar-)Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Chaparral with Arctostaphylos glandulosa, Cercocarpus sp., Cupressus sp., Heteromeles arbutifolia, Quercus sp., Rhus integrifolia, and Xylococcus bicolor
Elevation: 0-600 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Subspecies diversifolia occurs in Orange and San Diego counties, and in the mountains of Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

subglabrous +  and gray-tomentose +
hairy +  and glabrous +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
spreading;reflexed +
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
0.8mm;1.7mm +
George M. Diggs Jr. +
(Parry) Greene +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.11 cm1.1 mm <br />0.0011 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
tapering;cuneate +
Arctostaphylos arguta var. diversifolia +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (12.8 cm128 mm <br />0.128 m <br />) +
narrowly ovate;ovate or elliptic +
coriaceous +
1cm;4.2cm +
higher +  and basal +
acicular +  and narrowly triangular +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
papillate +  and granular +
globose +
0-600 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
thick-walled +  and solid +
globose +  and stonelike +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
indehiscent +
2mm;3.5mm +
spreading +  and reflexed +
acute;acuminate +
during flowering , becoming spreading to reflexed in fruit , equal or nearly so , much shorter than corolla-tube , 2-3.5×0.8-1.7 mm , apex +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br />) +
Chaparral with Arctostaphylos glandulosa, Cercocarpus sp., Cupressus sp., Heteromeles arbutifolia, Quercus sp., Rhus integrifolia, and Xylococcus bicolor +
multicellular +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (12.8 cm128 mm <br />0.128 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4.2 cm42 mm <br />0.042 m <br />) +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
persistent +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (130 cm1,300 mm <br />1.3 m <br />) +
0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br /> (0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br />) +
1.4mm;1.8mm +
revolute;plane;subentire;serrate to serrulate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br />) +
recurved +  and spreading +
reduced +
not sticky +
gray-tomentose +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Jun +  and fruiting (Mar-)Jun–Sep. +
4-5-carpellate +
Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. +
connate +
0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br /> (0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br />) +
globose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br /> (?) +
persistent +
connate +  and distinct +
gray-tomentose +
narrowly triangular +  and subulate or nearly acicular +
during flowering , becoming spreading to reflexed in fruit , equal or nearly so , much shorter than corolla-tube , 2-3.5×0.8-1.7 mm , apex +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br />) +
1/4 +  and 1/2 +
Conservation concern +
mat-forming +
trailing +, usually erect +  and spreading +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
persistent +
exserted +  and included +
hairy +  and glabrous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.53 cm5.3 mm <br />0.0053 m <br />) +
Arctostaphylos diversifolia +
Comarostaphylis diversifolia subsp. diversifolia +
Comarostaphylis diversifolia +
subspecies +
thick-walled +
gray-tomentose +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
tree +  and shrub +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +