Vaccinium koreanum

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Korean blueberry
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Vaccinium
Species: V. koreanum
Binomial name
Vaccinium koreanum

Vaccinium koreanum Nakai,[1] common name "Korean blueberry" in English or "hong guo yue ju" in Chinese, is a plant species native to Korea and also to neighboring Liaoning Province in China. It is a deciduous shrub with toothed leaves and red, ellipsoid berries.[2][3]


  1. ^ Takenoshin Nakai , Trees Shrubs Japan. 1: 191. 1922.
  2. ^ Flora of China Nakai, 1922. 红果越桔 hong guo yue ju
  3. ^ Tropicos

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