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Taxon: Empetrum nigrum L.

 
Genus: Empetrum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Empetreae
Nomen number: 15127
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1022. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Dec-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 32 (17 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Antarctic
    • SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS: Falkland Islands(Malvinas)

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China (n.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part [European part (n.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee 2009. Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 8:486-488.
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  7. Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  11. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  15. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Empetrum nigrum L. :

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?15127. Accessed 19 December 2018.