Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton

, Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 2: 11 (1789).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London
2: 11
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Herbaria
lectotype BM
Distribution Of Types
Newfoundland &
Labrador (Canada)


Type collection flowered in cultivation at Kew Gardens, from a cutting sent by Benjamin Bewicke in 1777.


Nomenclatural link
Cyanococcus angustifolius Rydb., Brittonia 1: 94 (1931).
Nomenclatural link
Vaccinium myrtilloides var. angustifolium (Aiton) Dunal, Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 7(2): 574 (1839).
Nomenclatural link
Vaccinium pensilvanicum var. angustifolium (Aiton) A.Gray
Nomenclatural link
Cyanococcus angustifolius (Aiton) Rydb.