Xylococcus bicolor

Nuttall

Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 8: 259. 1842 ,.

Common names: Mission manzanita
Illustrated
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos bicolor (Nuttall) A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 404.

Plants 1.5–4 (–7) m. Leaves: petiole 0.5–1 mm; blade dark green adaxially, 1.8–5.5 × 0.8–2.3 cm, base cuneate, apex acute. Inflorescences recurved, unbranched. Flowers: sepals dark red, tomentose, lobes reflexed; corolla 7–9 mm; nectary disc crateriform; style elongate; stigma minute. Drupes 5–8 × 6–10 mm. Seeds ovoid. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering Dec–Jul.
Habitat: Chaparral, dry slopes
Elevation: 0-700 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Xylococcus bicolor has a limited distribution in southern California, occurring on the coastal plain and in the Peninsular and Transverse ranges of Los Angeles County to San Diego County, and on Santa Catalina Island.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Xylococcus bicolor"
cinereous-tomentose +
Laurence J. Dorr +
Nuttall +
not furrowed +
cuneate +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
ovate;elliptic;ovate;elliptic +
coriaceous +
0.8cm;2.3cm +
Mission manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
black +  and red to almost +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
subglobose +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0-700 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
dilated +  and elongate +
indehiscent +
Chaparral, dry slopes +
multicellular +
opposite +  and alternate +
persistent +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Flowering Dec–Jul. +
4-5-carpellate +
Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
connate +
persistent +
Illustrated +
spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
elongate +
Arctostaphylos bicolor +
Xylococcus bicolor +
Xylococcus +
species +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +