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Genus: Vaccinium L.

Family: Ericaceae subfamily Vaccinioideae tribe Vaccinieae
Genus number: 12610
Last updated: 03-Nov-2006

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. Taxon 55:796. [conservation deemed unnecessary].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. Taxon 44:611–612. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names. Taxon 41:552–583. [subcommittee on Linnaean generic names proposal for conservation].
  • Kron, K. A. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships within the blueberry tribe (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae) based on sequence data from matK and nuclear ribosomal ITS regions, with comments on the placement of Satyria. Amer. J. Bot. 89:327–336. [Vaccinium is not monophyletic].
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. Taxon 48:373–374. [action on Linnaean generic names deferred].
  • Powell, E. A. & K. A. Kron. 2002. Hawaiian blueberries and their relatives - A phylogenetic analysis of Vaccinium sections Macropelma, Myrtillus, and Hemimyrtillus (Ericaceae). Syst. Bot. 27:768–779.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson. 1999. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Myrtillus. Brittonia 51:231–254.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson. 2009. A subgeneric classification of the genus Vaccinium and the metamorphosis of V. section Bracteata Nakai: more terrestrial and less epiphytic in habit, more continental and less insular in distribution. J. Pl. Res. 122:253–268.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Vaccinium:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Vaccinium cultivars

Subdivisions of genus Vaccinium:

Subgenus Section Subsection Series Subseries
Aethopus
Baccula-Nigra
Barandanum
Batodendron
Brachyceratium
Bracteata
Ciliata
Cinctosandra
Conchophyllum
Cyanococcus
Cyanophtalmos
Eococcus
Epigynium
Euepigynium
Galeopetalum
Hemimyrtillus
Herpothamnus
Myrtillus
Neojunghuhnia
Nesococcus
Neurodesia
Oarianthe
Oxycoccoides
Oxycoccus
Polycodium
Praestantia
Pseudocephalanthos
Pyxothamnus
Rigiolepis
Vaccinium
Vitis-Idaea

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?12610 (23 October 2014)

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