genus Vaccinium


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Related to genus Vaccinium: European blueberry, Cyanococcus
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Noun1.genus Vaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberriesgenus Vaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
cranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
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Blueberries are part of the genus Vaccinium, along with cranberries and lingonberries.
Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
The genus Vaccinium of the family Ericaceae includes about 450 species of trees, shrubs, subshrubs, and hemiepiphytes that are mainly distributed in the tropics of the Old World, Malaysia, and Southeast Asia (Luteyn 2002, Vander Kloet & Dickinson 2009, Vander Kloet & Avery, 2010).