Xylococcus bicolor

Xylococcus bicolor Nuttall

Mission Manzanita
Ericaceae

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

Pronunciation: Xy-lo-cóc-cus bì-co-lor
Etymology: xylon, wood + kokkos/coccus, berry + "two-colored"

Jepson eFlora Treatment

SD County Synoptic Voucher

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Distribution:
 
Left: S.D. County Plant Atlas (http://sdplantatlas.org). Right: CCH2. Click to see current herbarium records.  

Xylococcus bicolor leaves
Xylococcus bicolor
Leaves are whitish tomentose abaxially, green and glabrous adaxially. Note bicolored fruits, red and green.


Xylococcus bicolor flowers
Xylococcus bicolor
Flower corollas are urceolate (urn-shaped).


Xylococcus bicolor
Xylococcus bicolor
The bark is smooth, red-brown, resembling Arctostaphylos, to which it is closely related.

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