Genus Arbutus

Arbutus is a genus of at least 14 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to warm temperate regions of the Mediterranean, western Europe, and North America.

Species in the genus Arbutus of plants


Arbutus glandulosa - Arbutus glandulosa is threatened by habitat loss, and is a Conservation dependent plant species.


Arbutus pavarii - Arbutus pavarii is a species of plant in the Ericaceae family. It is endemic to Libya.

Texas madrone - It is a large shrub or small to medium-sized evergreen tree growing to 5-25 m tall with a trunk up to 50 cm diameter, with smooth orange-brown bark peeling in thin sheets. The size varies regionally with available rainfall, with small, shrubby plants in dry areas such as western Texas and New Mexico, and larger trees in moister areas of Mexico; plants in Texas, New Mexico, and the far northeast of Mexico are distinguished as a variety, A. xalapensis var. texana, or even a distinct species A. texana, by some botanists, but others do not regard these as distinct.