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Digital Herbaria

Arbutus xalapensis

Arbutus xalapensis Kunth

Texas Madrone, Madrone, Texas Arbutus, Manzanita, Xoxocote, Amazaquitl

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

USDA Symbol: ARXA80
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Arbutus xalapensis

Texas Madrone, Naked Indian Tree


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry limestone soil. Full sun.

Description: Evergreen tree, 5 m tall; bark red-brown, peeling in sheets. Branches crooked; crown rounded. Leaves alternate, petiolate, oblong-elliptic, 4x10 cm, rounded to acute apically, rounded basally, entire. Corolla (not seen) 5-toothed, white. Fruit dark red/black, globose, 8 mm dia.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 476

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0722
Accession Date: Apr 26, 1994
Accession Number: 53

Annotations: (In fruit) SXFXN

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