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Taxon: Vaccinium arctostaphylos L.

Genus: Vaccinium section: Hemimyrtillus
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Vaccinioideae tribe: Vaccinieae.
Nomen number: 40985
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:351. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 14-Dec-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Dec-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 5 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.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Krussmann; Dict Gard)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cornucopia; L Edible Pl)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of highbush blueberry   (based on hybrids with other members of sect. Hemimyrtillus, and on hybridizations of this sec.t with V. corymbosum fide Botany 90:352. 2012)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.w.]; Turkey [n.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan [s.]; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria [s.e.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Vaccinium arctostaphylos L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Vaccinium arctostaphylos cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?40985 (24 November 2014)

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