Arctostaphylos malloryi

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Arctostaphylos malloryi (W.Knight & Gankin) P.V.Wells

Ericaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moist

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: pitcher-shaped
Fruit: drupe

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Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Ericanae
Ordo:
Ericales

Arctostaphylos malloryi is a shrub.

Naming

Arctostaphylos malloryi was already described and the name validly published by Walter Knight and Roman W. Gankin. It was Philipp Vincent Wells, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1992.

Taxonomy

Arctostaphylos malloryi is a species in the genus Arctostaphylos which contains approximately 101 to 127 species and belongs to the family of the Ericaceae (Heath Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 1 to 3 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Arctostaphylos malloryi has fern-green, simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are ovate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Arctostaphylos malloryi produces panicles of white pitcher-shaped flowers from January to March.

The shrubs produce drupes.

Root System

Distribution

Arctostaphylos malloryi is native to California.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy, gritty-sandy, sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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