Genus: Empetrum L.

Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Empetreae
Alternate family(ies): Empetraceae
Genus number: 4230
Last updated: 04-Jun-2003
Accession Count: 34 (17 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Li, J. H. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of Empetraceae inferred from sequences of chloroplast gene matK and nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS region. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 25:306-315.

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  • 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

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Empetrum
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 27 January 2020.