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Taxon: Vitis cinerea (Engelm.) Millardet var. helleri (L. H. Bailey) M. O. Moore

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 316288
Place of publication: Sida 14:352. 1991
Name verified on: 14-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Oct-2015
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 32 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

  • mountain grape   (Source: Cepag & Vignobl [as V. berlandieri]) – English
  • Spanish grape   (Source: Dict Rehm [as V. berlandieri]) – English
  • sugar grape   (Source: Cepag & Vignobl [as V. berlandieri]) – English
  • sweet grape   (Source: Cepag & Vignobl [as V. berlandieri]) – English
  • Winterrebe   (Source: Dict Rehm [as V. berlandieri]) – German

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: disease resistance for wine grape   (fide Mansf Ency, as Vitis berlandieri)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for wine grape   (fide Cepag & Vignobl 98. 1988)
  • Gene sources: pest resistance for wine grape   (fide Mansf Ency, as Vitis berlandieri)
  • Gene sources: salt tolerance for wine grape   (fide Mansf Ency, as Vitis berlandieri)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008, based on phylogenetic affinities)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Aradhya, M. et al. 2008. Genetic structure, differentiation, and phylogeny of the genus Vitis: implications for genetic conservation. Acta Hort. 799:43–49.
  • Cadle-Davidson, L. 2008. Variation within and between Vitis spp. for foliar resistance to the downy mildew pathogen Plasmopara viticola. Pl. Dis. 92:1577–1584. [one USDA accession (PI 588210) cited in this study belongs to this variety].
  • Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. In: Galet, P., Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France 1:94–99. [as "Vitis berlandieri"].
  • Gu, S. 2003. Effect of rootstocks on grapevines. 1–19. [as "berlandieri"].
  • Moore, M. O. 1991. Classification and systematics of eastern North American Vitis L. (Vitaceae) north of Mexico. Sida 14:339–367.
  • Péros, J.-P. et al. 2010. Genetic variation and biogeography of the disjunct Vitis subgenus Vitis (Vitaceae). J. Biogeogr. 38:471–486. [as "berlandieri"].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. [= V. berlandieri].


Check other web resources for Vitis cinerea (Engelm.) Millardet var. helleri (L. H. Bailey) M. O. Moore:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden


  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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