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Vaccinium L. (bilberries and cranberries)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Vaccinium (bilberries and cranberries)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Vaccinium may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Vaccinium:

is parasitised by Mycosphaerella vaccinii - an ascomycete (Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
is associate of Caenopsis fissirostris - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
leaf (dead) dead leaf is decayed by amphigenous conidioma of Discosia coelomycetous anamorph Discosia artocreas - a coelomycete (Xylariales: Amphisphaeriaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
leaf (live) live leaf is spotted by erumpent pseudothecium Leptosphaerulina myrtillina - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Pleosporaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [causing brown purple-bordered spots]
leaf (live) live leaf is spotted by valdensia anamorph Valdensia heterodoxa - an anamorphic fungus (Helotiales: Sclerotiniaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
leaf (margin) leaf (margin) is galled by Phyllocoptes vaccinii - a gall mite (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Caliroa annulipes - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Benson, R.B., 1952 [skeletonises the leaf, leaving one cuticle intact]
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Nematus (Pteronidea) reticulatus - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Restricted Benson, R.B., 1958
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Pristiphora (Lygaeotus) carinata - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Restricted Benson, R.B., 1958
shoot (dark red, deformed) dark red, deformed shoot is galled by fruitbody Exobasidium oxycocci - a redleaf fungus (Exobasidiales: Exobasidiaceae) UK/Ireland Ing, B., 1998 [makes the terminal shoots grow upright, swollen and pink, instead of creeping]
stem (proliferating) proliferating stem is galled by Phytoplasma - Phytoplasmas (Acholeplasmatales: Acholeplasmataceae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes a witches' broom]
stem stem is galled by uredium Naohidemyces vacciniorum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniastraceae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
stem stem is galled by telium Naohidemyces vacciniorum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniastraceae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
twig end (live) live twig end is spotted by erumpent pseudothecium Leptosphaerulina myrtillina - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Pleosporaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [causing brown purple-bordered spots]

Vaccinium may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)
Woody plants Broadleaved shrubs Broadleaved trees and shrubs Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved shrubs) Broadleaved trees, shrubs and climbers (via Broadleaved trees and shrubs)

References

Benson, R.B., 1952 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (b)
Benson, R.B., 1958 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (c)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Ing, B., 1998 Exobasidium in the British Isles
Morris, M.G., 1997 Broad-Nosed Weevils (Entiminae)
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
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