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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 90 (90 active, 59 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands]
    • CHINA: China [Jilin Sheng (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu (c. & n.)] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus (n.), Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (n.)] Ukraine (n.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (n.), Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, Nunavut]
    • 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 [Minnesota, Illinois, 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:

  1. Adolphi, F. 1987. The correct name of Vaccinium oxycoccos L. in the genus Oxycoccus (Ericaceae). Taxon 36:126. Note: = Oxycoccus oxycoccos (L.) Adolphi
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
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  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Facciola, S. 1998. Cornucopia II: a source book of edible plants Note: lists as "oxycoccus"
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  11. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 4:115-149.
  12. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"
  15. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus palustris Pers.
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.
  17. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation) Note: lists as "oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus palustris Pers.
  18. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  19. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. Note: = Oxycoccus palustris Pers.
  20. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea. Note: lists as "oxycoccum"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  22. Lyrene, P. M. et al. 2003. Polyploidy and sexual polyploidization in the genus Vaccinium. Euphytica 133:27-36. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  23. 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. Note: this study followed the taxonomy of Vander Kloet (1983) and recognized Vaccinium oxycoccos as a polyploid complex
  24. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  25. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: lists as "oxycoccum"
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  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  28. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"; = Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilib.
  29. Smith, T. W. et al. 2015. Evaluating the relationship between diploid and tetraploid Vaccinium oxycoccos L. (Ericaceae) in eastern Canada. Botany accepted manuscript
  30. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  31. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Oxycoccus. Rhodora 85:29. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"
  32. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1988. The genus Vaccinium in North America Note: lists as "oxycoccus"
  33. Vorsa, N. & J. J. Polashock. 2005. Alteration of anthocyanin glycosylation in cranberry through interspecific hybridization. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130:711-715.
  34. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as "oxycoccus"
  35. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  36. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Vaccinium oxycoccos L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41047. Accessed 16 October 2019.