Lyonia ligustrina

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Lyonia ligustrina


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Lyonieae
Genus: Lyonia
Species: Lyonia ligustrina
Varietas: L. l. var. foliosiflora


Lyonia ligustrina (L.) DC., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 7(2): 599 (1839).


  • Andromeda globulifera hort. ex DC.
  • Andromeda ligustrina (L.) Muhl.
  • Andromeda paniculata Willd.
  • Andromeda parabolica Duham.
  • Andromeda pilulifera hort. ex DC.
  • Andromeda polyantha Steud.
  • Andromeda racemosa Walt.
  • Andromeda watsoniana Steud.
  • Arsenococcus ligustrina (L.) Small
  • Lyonia multiflora Wats.
  • Lyonia paniculata (Willd.) Nutt.
  • Lyonia parabolica C.Koch
  • Vaccinium ligustrinum L.
  • Xolisma ligustrina (L.) Britt.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
      • USA (Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: maleberry

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