EPPO Global Database

Vaccinium oxycoccos(VACOX)

Overview
Last modification: 1999-10-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VACOX
  • Preferred name: Vaccinium oxycoccos
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Europe (except Iberian peninsula and Balkans), Siberia, Russian Far East, North America (western and eastern, "interrupted circumpolar"). The European cranberry is edible, but not cultivated to any significant extent


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Oxycoccus palustris Persoon
Oxycoccus quadripetalus Gilibert

Common names
Name Language
cranberry English
European cranberry English
mossberry English
small cranberry English
gemeine Moosbeere German
gewöhnliche Moosbeere German
Großtorfbeere German
kleinfrüchtige Moosbeere German
Kranichbeere German
Moosbeere German
Sumpfmoosbeere German
vierkronblättrige Moosbeere German
canneberge French
canneberge des marais French
myrtille des marais French
mirtillo di palude Italian
mirtillo palustre Italian
ossiococco palustre Italian
vaccinio delle paludi Italian
kleine veenbes Dutch
veenbes Dutch
tranbär Swedish
ツルコケモモ Japanese
tsurukokemomo Japanese
клюква болотная Russian
клюква обыкновенная Russian
almindelig tranebær Danish
tranebær Danish
tranebær Norwegian
isokarpalo Finnish
żurawina błotna Polish
tőzegáfonya Hungarian
klikva bahenní Czech
harilik jõhvikas Estonian
lielā dzērvene Latvian
paprastoji spalgena Lithuanian
paprastoji spanguolė Lithuanian
Klikva bahenní Slovak
dlakava mahovnica Slovene
журавлина болотна Ukrainian