Arbutus occidentalis


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Arbutoideae
Genus: Arbutus
Species: Arbutus occidentalis


Arbutus occidentalis McVaugh & Rosatti, Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 11: 303. 1978.

  • Typus: México. Jalisco: Autlán, Sierra de Manantlán, along lumber roads east of the summit between El Chante and Cuzalapa, 19°35' N, 104°8'–15' W, summits of cliffs in pine-forest, 2750 m, 20-21 Mar 1965 (fl), McVaugh 23129 (Holotypus: MICH).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Durango), Mexico Northwest (Sinaloa), Mexico Southwest (Jalisco).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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