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Taxon: Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm.

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Myrtillus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41045
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 36: Vaccinium no. 2. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 96 (96 active, 86 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Alaska blueberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • early blueberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf bilberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf blueberry  (Source: Vaccinium NAmer) - English
  • oval-leaf-huckleberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • airelle à feuilles ovées  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kuro-usugo  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands (s.), Primorye, Kamchatka, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu (c. & n.)]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon (s.)] United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Québec (s.e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan (n.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Oregon, Washington]


References:

  1. Ballington, J. R. 2009. The role of interspecific hybridization in blueberry improvement. Acta Hort. 810:49_60.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  5. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  10. Song, G.-Q. & J. F. Hancock. 2011. Chapter 10. Vaccinium. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, temperate fruits 197-221.
  11. Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson. 1999. The taxonomy of Vaccinium section Myrtillus. Brittonia 51:247-248.
  12. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1988. The genus Vaccinium in North America 135-139.

Check other web resources for Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm. :

  • 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:
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: 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=41045. Accessed 16 July 2019.