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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Vaccinium  floribundum Kunth 
SynonymsVaccinium crenulatum Dunal
 Vaccinium marginatum Dunal
 Vaccinium polystachium Benth.
Territory Central America
grassland
Altitude1000-4500m
Description leaves dense, 8-15cm, ovate, acute, glandular-serrate, coriaceous, dark green adaxially, flowers urceolate, 5-8mm long, in axillary racemes, berry red with white tinge
Size40-60cm
Colorpink, whitish
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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