Taxon profile


Vaccinium myrtillus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Ericales »  family Ericaceae »  genus Vaccinium - blueberry

Scientific synonyms

Vaccinium myrtillus subsp. oreophilum (Rydb.) A. & D. Löve & Kapoor
Vaccinium myrtillus var. oreophilum (Rydb.) Dorn
Vaccinium oreophilum Rydb.

Other names

= Myrtle Blueberry
= Myrtle Whortleberry
= Whortleberry



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Intertaxon relationships

Related glossary terms

fruit, spice

Links and literature

Honkavaara, J., Siitari, H., Saloranta, V. & Viitala, J. 2007: Avian seed ingestion changes germination patterns of bilberry, Vaccinium myrtillus. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 44: 8–17.
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Vaccinium myrtillus L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Vaccinium myrtillus L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Vaccinium myrtillus L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Vaccinium myrtillus L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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