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Taxon: Vaccinium oxycoccos L.

Genus: Vaccinium section: Oxycoccus
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Vaccinioideae tribe: Vaccinieae.
Nomen number: 41047
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-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 75 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘VACCINIUM’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk [s.], Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands
    China: China - Jilin [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu [c. & n.]; Korea
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus [n.]; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [n.]; Ukraine [n.]
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [n.]; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana [n.], Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho [n.], Oregon [n.w.], Washington [w.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland [w.]
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

References:

  • Adolphi, F. 1987. The correct name of Vaccinium oxycoccos L. in the genus Oxycoccus (Ericaceae). Taxon 36:126. [= Oxycoccus oxycoccos (L.) Adolphi].
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Facciola, S. 1998. Cornucopia II: a source book of edible plants. ["oxycoccus"].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries. In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 4:115–149.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan. ["oxycoccus"].
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. ["oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus palustris Pers.].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. ["oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.].
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation). ["oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus palustris Pers.].
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. [= Oxycoccus palustris Pers.].
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea. ["oxycoccum"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lyrene, P. M. et al. 2003. Polyploidy and sexual polyploidization in the genus Vaccinium. Euphytica 133:27–36.
  • Mahy, G. et al. 2000. Allozyme evidence for genetic autopolyploidy and high genetic diversity in tetraploid cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccos (Ericaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 87:1882–1889. [this study followed the taxonomy of Vander Kloet (1983) and recognized Vaccinium oxycoccos as a polyploid complex].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). ["oxycoccum"].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. ["oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Oxycoccus. Rhodora 85:29. ["oxycoccus"].
  • Vander Kloet, S. P. 1988. The genus Vaccinium in North America. ["oxycoccus"].
  • Vorsa, N. & J. J. Polashock. 2005. Alteration of anthocyanin glycosylation in cranberry through interspecific hybridization. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:711–715. [this study examined crosses between Vaccinium macrocarpon and wild diploid Alaskan V. oxycoccos].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. ["oxycoccus"].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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  • PlantSystematics.org
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