Vaccinium myrsinites

Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al.

in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. 1: 73. 1783,.

Common names: Shiny blueberry
Endemic
Synonyms: Cyanococcus myrsinites (Lamarck) Small Vaccinium nitidum Andrews
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 527. Mentioned on page 516.

Plants forming extensive open colonies, 1.4–10 dm; twigs bright green, ± angled, hairy in lines. Leaves persistent for 1+ years; blade green, elliptic, 5–9 × 3–5 mm, coriaceous, margins ± serrulate, surfaces glandular abaxially. Flowers: calyx pinkish white, becoming greenish, glabrous; corolla white to pink or red, ± urceolate, 4–8 mm; filaments ciliate along margins. Berries black, 7–9 mm diam., glabrous. Seeds 4–13, ca. 1 mm. 2n = 24, 48.


Phenology: Flowering winter–spring.
Habitat: Flatwoods, sand-pine scrub, oak-palmetto scrub, scrubby flatwoods, rosemary balds
Elevation: 0-30 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Vaccinium myrsinites"
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al. +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
coriaceous +
3mm;5mm +
greenish +  and pinkish white +
extensive +
Shiny blueberry +
white +  and pink or red +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +  and S.C. +
0-30 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
Flatwoods, sand-pine scrub, oak-palmetto scrub, scrubby flatwoods, rosemary balds +
terminal +  and axillary +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering winter–spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. +
2-10-flowered +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Cyanococcus myrsinites +  and Vaccinium nitidum +
Vaccinium myrsinites +
Vaccinium sect. Cyanococcus +
species +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
bright green +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +