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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 (89 active, 49 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

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 [Illinois, Minnesota, 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 93:623-636. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2014-0223
  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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41047. Accessed 5 July 2020.