English name: Cranberry

Scientific name: Vaccinium  erythrocarpum L.

Local/Bangla Name: Not known

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae
Genus Vaccinium
Species V. erythrocarpum


Economic Importance

Used as juice, sauce, jam and sweetened. It is widely used in European countries

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