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M Vaccinium myrtillus L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Vaccinium (family Ericaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 349 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Myrtillus niger Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Myrtillus sylvaticus Drejer Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Vaccinium myrtillus var. oreophilum (Rydb.) Dorn Synonym L TRO
Vaccinium myrtillus subsp. oreophilum (Rydb.) Á. Löve, D. Löve & B.M. Kapoor Synonym L TRO
Vaccinium oreophilum Rydb. Synonym M TRO
Vitis-idaea myrtillus (L.) Moench Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Vaccinium myrtillus in version 1 of The Plant List.