genus Vaccinium


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Related to genus Vaccinium: European blueberry, Cyanococcus
  • noun

Synonyms for genus Vaccinium

evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries

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Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
Further, language confusion is a potential basis of adulteration; translation errors, including mistaking "blueberry" for "bilberry" or other similarly named species of the botanical genus Vaccinium, can result in the use of improper material in some countries.