Definition of Genus Vaccinium
1. Noun. Evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Cranberry, Blueberry, Blueberry Bush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Vaccinium
Literary usage of Genus Vaccinium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"NOTES ON THE genus Vaccinium. By E. Wilson, Armstrong, BC The four species here named are in our collection: V. membranaceum, V. ovalifolium, V. Canadense, ..."
2. The Orchard: Including the Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and by Charles McIntosh (1839)
"We purchased twelve plants in 1829, from the late proprietors of the Fulham nursery, who then had the best collection of the genus Vaccinium of any other ..."
3. The Geology of the Corocoro Copper District of Bolivia by Joseph Theophilus Singewald, Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"The genus Vaccinium with a number of little understood species reaches altitudes of 10725 feet in central Peru almost under the equator but presumably is ..."
4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by David Brewster, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Robert Jameson, Wernerian Natural History Society (1826)
"Various species of the genus Vaccinium are common in the woods and moist places of the north of Europe. The species known in France by the name of Lucet, ..."
5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"From this examination of the genus Vaccinium and other genera allied to it, and the comparison of them with the wood of Quercus. we must conclude that the ..."