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Vaccinium myrtillus
Bilberry in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Species: V. myrtillus
Binomial name
Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium myrtillus is a species of bilberry.


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Vaccinium myrtillus


Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Unassigned Asterids
Ordo: Ericales
Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Vaccinieae
Genus: Vaccinium
Sectio: V. sect. Myrtillus
Species: Vaccinium myrtillus


Vaccinium myrtillus L.


  • Species Plantarum 1:349. 1753
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names

Bosanski: Borovnica
Español: Arándano, Mirtilo
Galego: Arandeira
Suomi: Mustikka
Türkçe: Yaban mersini
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