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Taxon: Arctostaphylos pungens Kunth

 
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Nomen number: 3864
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 3:218[folio]; 3:278[quarto]. 1819
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Mexican manzanita  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • point-leaf manzanita  (Source: F New Mex) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Utah (s.)]
    • Mexico


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  3. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  5. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

Check other web resources for Arctostaphylos pungens Kunth :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Arctostaphylos pungens cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3864. Accessed 18 February 2020.