Arbutus unedo (Type species)

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Arbutoideae
Genus: Arbutus
[Old World] A. andrachne – A. canariensis – A. pavarii – A. unedo
[New World] A. arizonica – A. bicolor – A. madrensis – A. menziesii – A. mollis – A. occidentalis – A. tessellata – A. xalapensis

A. × andrachnoides – A. × androsterilis – A. × reyorum – A. × thuretiana

Name edit

Arbutus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 395 (1753); Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 187 (1754).

Note: edit

  • Arbutus in its current sense appears paraphyletic (Hileman et al. 2001), but the necessary new genus for the New World taxa has not yet been created. However, broader sampling with the ITS gene yields a topology compatible with conventional delimitations of genera.

Synonyms edit

  • Homotypic

Unresolved names edit

  • Arbutus acadiensis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 395 (1753).
  • Arbutus formosa Lavallée, Énum. Arbres 147 (1877), nom. nud.
  • Arbutus glaberrima Noronha, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunst. 5 (Art. 4): 6 (1790).
  • Arbutus herpetica Coleb. ex Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 412 (1824).

References edit

Primary references edit

Additional references edit

  • Small, J.K. 1914. Ericaceae, in: North American Flora 29(1): 33–102. New York Botanical Garden. BHL
  • Sørensen, P.D. 1995. Arbutus. in: Luteyn, J.L. (ed.): Ericaceae, Part II, the superior-ovaried genera. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 66: 194–221. JSTOR Extract
  • Hileman, L.C., Vasey, M.C. & Parker, V.T. 2001. Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Arbutoideae (Ericaceae): Implications for the Madrean-Tethyan Hypothesis. Systematic Botany 26(1): 131–143 JSTOR  . PDF. Reference page

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Vernacular names edit

беларуская: Сунічнае дрэва
Deutsch: Erdbeerbäume
English: Strawberry-tree
Esperanto: Arbuto
español: Madroños
suomi: Mansikkapuut
македонски: Јагодник
Nederlands: Aardbeibomen
polski: Chróścina
svenska: Smultronträdssläktet
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