Genus: Vaccinium L.

sect. Vitis-Idaea

Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Genus number: 18663
Last updated: 23-Jan-2005
Accession Count: 103 (100 active, 80 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Powell, E. A. & K. A. Kron. 2002. Hawaiian blueberries and their relatives - A phylogenetic analysis of Vaccinium sections Macropelma, Myrtillus, and Hemimyrtillus (Ericaceae). Syst. Bot. 27:768-779. URL:
  2. Vander Kloet, S. P. & T. A. Dickinson. 2009. A subgeneric classification of the genus Vaccinium and the metamorphosis of V. section Bracteata Nakai: more terrestrial and less epiphytic in habit, more continental and less insular in distribution. J. Pl. Res. 122:253-268. Note: a monotypic section
  3. Vander Kloet, S. P. et al. 2002. From Nepal to Formosa, a much larger footprint for Vaccinium sect. Aëthopus. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 25:1-24.

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Vaccinium
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 1 April 2020.