Genus: Arctous (A. Gray) Nied.

Possible synonym of: Arctostaphylos Adans.

Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Genus number: 13436
Last updated: 26-Sep-2014
Accession Count: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a feminine genus fide ING & NCU-3

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Hileman, L. C. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Arbutoideae (Ericaceae): implications for the Madrean-Tethyan hypothesis. Syst. Bot. 26:131-143. Note: accepts
  2. Small, J. K. 1914. Ericaceae. North American flora 29:102. Note: = Arctostaphylos L.
  3. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 10 July 2020.