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Taxon: Vaccinium virgatum Aiton

 
Genus: Vaccinium
Section: Cyanococcus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 41068
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:12. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 65 (65 active, 52 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/vacc-vir.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.), Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (s.e.), South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

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  3. Dweikat, I. M. & P. M. Lyrene 1989. Production and evaluation of a synthetic hexaploid in blueberry Theor. Appl. Genet. 77:799-804.
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Blueberries and cranberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 4:115-149.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Uttal, L. J. 1987. The genus Vaccinium L. (Ericaceae) in Virginia (Castanea) 52:231.
  14. Uttal, L. J. 1987. Lectotypification of Cyanococcus cuthbertii Small (Ericaceae) (Sida) 12:293.
  15. Vander Kloet, S. P. 1980. The taxonomy of the highbush blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum Canad. J. Bot. 58:1195.
  16. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)

Check other web resources for Vaccinium virgatum Aiton :


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=41068. Accessed 18 December 2018.