Vaccinium dumosum Andrews


Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Vaccinium

Description: 

Whortle-berry with oval, pointed, smooth leaves; flowers grow solitary from the foot-stalk of the leaves, close to the stem; foot-stalks of the flowers are very long, having floral leaves; blossoms pitcher- shaped, nearly white; ten chives. Bot. Repos.

History: 

Published in [pub;//BotP Bot. Repos.] 2: 112 in 1800. our drawing was made, at the nursery of Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, by whom it was introduced from North America in the year 1783.

Basionym of Gaylussacia dumosa (Andrews) A.Gray.


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