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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.
Accessions: 32 (17 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: 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, [Hokkaidô, 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] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 2009. Flora of North America. 8:486-488. Note: treats s.l., including Empetrum hermaphroditum, a tetraploid with bisexual flowers
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  7. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  11. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  15. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15127. Accessed 22 July 2019.