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Taxon: Vaccinium corymbosum L.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Cyanococcus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41002
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:350. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 305 (304 active, 146 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • American blueberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • blueberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • highbush blueberry  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • swamp blueberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • airelle d'Amérique  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • bluet en corymbe  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • amerikanische Blueberry  (Source: Zander ed14) - German
  • arándano americano  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • amerikanskt blåbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann; Eur Gard F)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Quebec (s.)]
    • 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 (n.), Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky (e.), Louisiana, Maryland (w.), Mississippi, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Vaccinium&SpeciesID=corymbosum), Virginia (w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Netherlands

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Washington]


    Other (range reflects V. corymbosum sensu lato)

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. Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement Acta Hort. 810:49-60.
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  4. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:225.
  5. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  12. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 4:115-149.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  15. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  16. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  17. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  20. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd Distribution of Illinois vascular plants. 1978 (Atlas Ill)
  21. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  22. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Qu, L. et al. 1998. Evolution in an autopolyploid group displaying predominantly bivalent pairing at meiosis: genomic similarity of diploid Vaccinium darrowi and autotetraploid V. corymbosum (Ericaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 85:698-703.
  25. Ratnaparkhe, M. B. 2007. Chapter 10. Blueberry (Genome Map Mol Breed) 4:217-227.
  26. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  27. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 197-221.
  28. Uttal. L. J. 1986. Updating the genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in West Virginia (Castanea) 51:198.
  29. Uttal. L. J. 1987. The genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in Virginia (Castanea) 52:246.
  30. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1980. The taxonomy of the highbush blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum Canad. J. Bot. 58:1195.
  31. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1983. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Cyanococcus: a summation Canad. J. Bot. 61:256-266.
  32. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1996. Vaccinium. In: J. L. Luteyn et al., Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:140.
  33. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:302.
  34. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  35. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)

Check other web resources for Vaccinium corymbosum L. :


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?id=41002. Accessed 14 November 2018.