Vaccinium sect. Herpothamnus

(Small) Sleumer

Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 71: 414. 1941.

Basionyms: Herpothamnus Small Man. S.E. Fl. 1017, 1507, fig. p. 1017. 1933
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 525. Mentioned on page 516.

Vines, trailing, (0.5-) 0.7-1.8 (-3) dm, rhizomatous. Leaves persistent. Inflorescences axillary, racemes, 2-4-flowered, borne on growth of preceding year. Pedicels articulated with calyx. Flowers: sepals 5; petals 5, connate for nearly their entire lengths, corolla urceolate; stamens 10, included, (ca. 2.5 mm); anthers without awns; tubules ca. 1 mm, with terminal pores. Berries 5-locular. Seeds 5-10.

Distribution

se United States

Discussion

Species 1

Selected References

None.

"entire" is not a number.

epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
(Small) Sleumer +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Herpothamnus +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
membranous;coriaceous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
se United States +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
usually much shorter +
shorter to longer +
serrate +  and entire +
10-locular +, pseudo +  and 4-5-locular +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
4-5-carpellate +
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Vaccinium sect. Herpothamnus +
Vaccinium +
section +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +