Vaccinium sect. Vaccinium

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 518. Mentioned on page 516.

Shrubs, procumbent to erect, (0.3-) 1.2-4 (-9) dm, rhizomatous. Leaves deciduous. Inflorescences axillary, racemes, 2-4-flowered, sometimes flowers solitary, ebracteate, from scaly bud on previous year’s wood. Pedicels ± articulated with calyx-tube. Flowers: sepals 4-5; petals 4-5 (-6), connate for 3/4 to nearly their entire lengths, corolla urceolate; stamens usually 8, included; anthers with awns, tubules ca. 1 mm. Berries 4-5-locular. Seeds ca. 8-15.

Distribution

North America, Eurasia, circumboreal

Discussion

Species 1.

Selected References

None.

"entire" is not a number.

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epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Sam P. Vander Kloet +
Linnaeus +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
ovate;oblong-lanceolate or spatulate +
membranous;coriaceous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
North America +, Eurasia +  and circumboreal +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
hairy +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
ovoid;globose +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
deciduous +
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 +
3/4 +, 4 +  and 5 +
reduced +
not sticky +
4-5-carpellate +
Sp. Pl. +  and Gen. Pl. ed. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
4 +  and 5 +
procumbent +  and creeping +
creeping +, spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Vaccinium sect. Vaccinium +
Vaccinium +
section +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +  and procumbent +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +