Vaccinium oxycoccos L.

, Sp. Pl. 1: 351 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Plantarum
1: 351
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Habitat in Europae paludibus sphagnoque repletis.
Type Herbaria
lectotype LINN (NO. 497.18)
Chosen By
Kloet Rhodora 85(841): 35. 1983 [31 Jan 1983]
Distribution Of Types
Sweden (Northern Europe, Europe)


Vander Kloet (in Rhodora p. 29) spelled the epithet as oxycoccus. The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project lists Vaccinium oxycoccus L. as the current name.


Basionym of
Schollera oxycoccus (L.) Schwabe, Fl. Anhalt. 1: 174 (1838), orth. var.
Basionym of
Schollera oxycoccus (L.) Britten, J. Bot. 25: 233, adnot. (1887), isonym.
Basionym of
Oxycoccus oxycoccos (L.) MacMill., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 19(1): 15 (1892).
Basionym of
Schollera oxycoccos (L.) Forsyth f., Bot. Nomencl. col. 231 (1794).
Same citation as
Vaccinium oxycoccos L., Sp. Pl. 1: 351 (1753).