VASCULAR PLANT FAMILIES and GENERA

List of Genera in ERICACEAE

Arb = Arbutoideae; Cass = Cassiopoideae; Enk = Enkianthoideae, Eri-bry = Ericoideae-Bryantheae, Eri-emp = -Empetreae, Eri-eri =-Ericeae, Eri-phy = -Phyllodoceae, Eri-rho = -rhodoreae; Harr = Harrimanelloideae; Mono = Monotropoideae; Pyr = Pyroloideae; Sty-cos = Styphelioideae-Cosmelieae; Sty-epa = -Epacrideae; Sty-oli = -Oligarrheneae, Sty-pro = -Prionteae, Sty-rich = -Richeeae; Sty-sty = -Styphelieae; Vacc-and = Vaccinioideae-Andromedeae, Vacc-gau = -Gaultherieae, Vacc-lyo = -Lyonieae, Vacc-oxy = -Oxydendreae, Vacc-vacc = -Vaccinieae.

Bold, accepted name; italics, synonym.

Acrostemon Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Acrothamnus Quinn - Sty-sty
Acrotriche R. Brown - Sty-sty
Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Agarista G. Don - Vacc-lyo
Agauria (Candolle) J. D. Hooker = Agarista G. Don - Vacc-lyo
Agiortia Quinn - Sty-sty
Allotropa Torrey & A. Gray - Mono
Amelia Alefeld = Pyrola L. - Pyr
Ampelothamnus Small = Pieris D. Don - Vacc-lyo
Andersonia R. Brown - Sty-cos
Andresia Sleumer = Cheilotheca Bentham & J. D. Hooker - Mono
Andromeda L. - Vacc-and
Aniserica N. E. Brown = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Androstoma J. D. Hooker - Sty-sty
Anomalanthus Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Anthopteropsis A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Anthopterus Hooker - Vacc-vacc
Arachnocalyx Compton = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Arbutus L. - Arb
Archeria J. D. Hooker - Sty
Arcterica Coville = Pieris D. Don - Vacc-lyo
Arctostaphylos Adanson - Arb
Arctous - Arb
Astroloma R. Brown = Styphelia Smith - Sty-sty
Azalea L. = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho

Batodendrom Nuttall = Vaccinium L. - Vacc-vacc
Befaria L. = Bejaria L. - Eri-phy
Bejaria L. - Eri-phy
Blaeria L. = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Botryostege Stapf = Elliottia Elliott - Eri-phy
Brachyloma Sonder - Sty-sty
Braxilia Rafinesque = Pyrola L. - Pyr
Brossaea L. = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Brossea Kuntze = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Bruckenthalia Reichenbach = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Bryanthus J. G. Gmelin - Eri-bry
Budawangia I. R. Telford = Epacris Cavanilles - Sty-epa

Calluna Salisbury - Eri-eri
Calopteryx A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Cassandra D. Don = Chamaedaphne Moench - Vacc-gau
Cassiope D. Don - Cass
Cavendishia Lindley - Vacc-vacc
Ceratiola Michaux - Eri-emp
Ceratostema Jussieu - Vacc-vacc
Chamaedaphne Moench - Vacc-gau
Chilotheca Post & Kuntze = Cheilotheca Bentham & J. D. Hooker - Mono
Chimaphila Pursh - Pyr
Chiogenes Torrey = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Choristemon H. B. Will. - Sty
Cladothamnus Bong. = Elliottia Elliott - Eri-phy
Coccosperma Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Codonostigma Bentham
Coilostigma Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Coleanthera Stschglegew = Styphelia Smith - Sty-sty
Comarostaphylis Zuccarini - Arb
Conostephium Bentham - Sty-sty
Corallobotrys J. D. Hooker = Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Corema D. Don - Eri-emp
Cosmelia R. Brown - Sty-cos
Costera J. J. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Craibiodendron W. W. Smith - Vacc-lyo
Croninia J. M. Powell = Styphelia Smith - Sty-sty
Cryptophila W. Wolf = Monotropsis Elliott - Mono
Cyathodes Labillardière
Cyathopsis Brongniart & Gris - Sty-sty

Daboecia D. Don - Eri-eri
Decamerium Nuttall = Gaylussacia Kunth - Vacc-vacc
Decatoca F. Mueller - Sty-sty
Demosthenesia A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Desmogyne King & Prain = Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Desmothamnus Small = Lyonia Nuttall - Vacc-lyo
Dielsiodoxa Albrecht - Sty-sty
Didonica Luteyn & Wilbur - Vacc-vacc
Dimorphanthera (Drude) J. J. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Diogenesia Sleumer - Vacc-vacc
Diplarche J. D. Hooker & Thomson - Eri-emp
Diplycosia Blume = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Disterigma (Klotzsch) Niedenzu - Vacc-vacc
Dracophyllum Labillardière - Sty-rich

Eleutherostemon Herzog = Diogenesia Sleumer - Vacc-vacc
Elliottia Elliott - Eri-phy
Empedoclesia Sleumer = Orthaea Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Empetrum L. - Eri-emp
Englerodoxa Hoerold = Ceratostema Jussieu - Vacc-vacc
Enkianthus Loureiro - Enk
Epacris Cavanilles - Sty-epa
Epigaea L. - Eri-phy
Eremia D. Don = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Eremiella Compton = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Eremiopsis N. E. Brown = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Eremotropa Andres - Mono
Erica L. - Eri-eri
Ericinella Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Erxlebenia Rydberg = Pyrola L. - Pyr
Eubotrys Nuttall - Vacc-gau
Eurygania Klotzsch = Thibaudia Ruiz & Pavón - Vacc-vacc

Findlaya J. D. Hooker = Orthaea Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc

x Gaulnettya Marchant = Gaultheria L. x Pernettya Gaudichaud = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
x Gaulthettya Camp = Gaultheria L. x Pernettya Gaudichaud = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Gaylussacia Kunth - Vacc-vacc
Gonocalyx Planchon & Linden - Vacc-vacc
Grisebachia Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri

Harrimanella Coville - Harr
Hemitomes A. Gray - Mono
Hexastemon Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Hornemannia Vahl = Symphysia C. Presl - Vacc-vacc
Hymenanthes Blume = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho
Hypopithis Rafinesque = Hypopitys Hill - Mono
Hypopithys Scopoli = Hypopitys Hill - Mono
Hypopitys Hill - Mono

Kalmia L. - Ericoideae
Kalmiella Small = Kalmia L. - Eri-phy
Kalmiopsis Rehder - Eri-phy
x Kalmiothamnus Starling - Eri-phy
Killipiella A. C. Smith = Disterigma (Klotzsch) Niedenzu - Vacc-vacc

Lagenocarpus Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Lateropora A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Lebetanthus Endlicher - Sty-pri
Ledothamnus Meisner - Eri-bry
Ledum L. = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho
Leiophyllum (Persoon) R. Hedw. = Kalmia L. - Eri-phy
Leptecophylla C. M. Weiller - Sty-sty
Lepterica N. E. Brown = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Leucopogon R. Brown - Sty-sty
Leucothoë D. Don - Vacc-gau
Lissanthe R. Brown - Sty-sty
Loiseleuria Desvaux = Kalmia L. - Eri-phy
Lyonia Nuttall - Vacc-lyo
Lysiclesia A. C. Smith = Orthaea Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Lysinema R. Brown - Sty-epa

Macleania Hooker - Vacc-vacc
Malea Lundell = Vaccinium L. - Vacc-vacc
Melichrus R. Brown - Sty-sty
Menziesia Smith = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho
Mischopleura Ridley
Mitrastylus Alm & T. C. E. Fries = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Moneses Gray - Pyr
Monotoca R. Brown - Sty-sty
Monotropa L. - Mono
Monotropanthum Andres = Monotropastrum Andres - Mono
Monotropastrum Andres - Mono
Monotropion Saint-Lager = Monotropa L. - Mono
Monotropsis Schweinfurth - Mono
Montitega C. M. Weiller - Sty-sty
Mycerinus A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc

Nagelocarpus Bullock = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Needhamia R. Brown = Needhamiella L. Watson - Sty-oli
Needhamiella L. Watson - Sty-oli
Neojunghuhnia Koorders = Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Neopieris Britton = Lyonia Nuttall
Newberrya Torrey = Hemitomes A. Gray - Mono
Notopora J. D. Hooker - Vacc-vacc
Nuihonia Dop = Craibiodendron W. W. Smith - Vacc-lyo

Oligarrhena R. Brown - Sty-oli
Oreanthes Bentham - Vacc-vacc
Oreocallis Small = Leucothoë D. Don - Vacc-gau
Ornithostaphylos Small - Arb
Orphanidesia Boissier & Balansa = Epigaea L. - Eri-phy
Orthaea Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Orthilia Rafinesque - Pyr
Oxycoccus Hill = Vaccinium L. - Vacc-vacc
Oxydendrum Candolle - Vacc-oxy

Paphia Seemann - Vacc-vacc
Pellegrinia Sleumer - Vacc-vacc
Pentachondra R. Brown - Sty-sty
Pentapera Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Pentapterygium Klotzsch = Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Periclesia A. C. Smith = Ceratostema Jussieu - Vacc-vacc
Pernettya Gaudichaud = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Pernettyopsis King & Gamble = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Philippia Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Phyllodoce Salisbury - Eri-phy
x Phyllothamnus C. K. Schneider = Phyllodoce Salisbury x Rhodothamnus Reichenbach - Eri-phy
Pieris D. Don - Vacc-lyo
Pityopus Small - Mono
Planocarpa C. M. Weiller - Sty-sty
Platycalyx N. E. Brown = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Pleuricospora A. Gray - Mono
Plutarchia A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Polyboea Klotzsch = Cavendishia Lindley - Vacc-vacc
Polyclita A. C. Smith - Vacc-vacc
Polycodium Rafinesque = Vaccinium L. - Vacc-vacc
Prionotes R. Brown - Sty-pri
Proclesia Klotzsch = Cavendishia Lindley - Vacc-vacc
Psammisia Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Pseudogonocalyx Bisse & Berazain - Vacc-vacc
Pterospora Nuttall - Mono
Pterosporopsis Kellogg = Sarcodes Torrey - Mono
Pyrola L. - Pyr

Ramischia Garcke = Orthilia Rafinesque - Pyr
Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho
Rhodothamnus Reichenbach - Eri-phy
Richea R. Brown - Sty-rich
Rigiolepis J. D. Hooker = Agapetes G. Don - Vacc-vacc
Rupicola Maiden & Betche = Epacris Cavanilles - Sty-epa
Rusbya Britton - Vacc-vacc

Salaxis Salisbury = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Sarcodes Torrey - Mono
Satyria Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Schizococcus Eastw. = Arctostaphylos L. - Arb
Schweinitzia Nuttall = Monotropsis Elliott - Mono
Scyphogyne Decaisne = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Semiramisia Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Simocheilus Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Siphonandra Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Siphonostema Grisebach = Ceratostema de Jussieu - Vacc-vacc
Socratesia Klotzsch = Cavendishia Lindley - Vacc-vacc
Sophoclesia Klotzsch = Sphyrospermum Poeppig & Endlicher - Vacc-vacc
Sphenotoma Sweet - Sty
Sphyrospermum Poeppig & Endlicher - Vacc-vacc
Sprengelia Smith - Sty-cos
Stenanthera R. Brown - Sty-sty
Stokoeanthus E. G. H. Oliver = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Styphelia Smith - Sty-sty
Symphysia C. Presl - Vacc-vacc
Sympieza Roemer & Schultes - Vacc-vacc
Syndesmanthus Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri

Tepuia Camp = Gaultheria L. - Vacc-gau
Thamnus Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Thelaia Alefeld = Pyrola L. - Pyr
Themistoclesia Klotzsch - Vacc-vacc
Therorhodion (Maximowicz) Small = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho
Thibaudia Ruiz & Pavón - Vacc-vacc
Thoracosperma Klotzsch = Erica L. - Eri-eri
Tripetaleia Siebold & Zuccarini = Elliotia Elliot - Eri-phy
Trochocarpa R. Brown - Sty
Tsusiophyllum Maximowicz = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho

Utleya Wilbur & Luteyn - Vacc-vacc

Vacciniopsis Rusby = Disterigma (Klotzsch) Niedenzu - Vacc-vacc
Vaccinium L. - Vacc-vacc
Vireya Blume = Rhododendron L. - Eri-rho

Wirtgenis Andres = Cheilotheca Bentham & J. D. Hooker - Mono
Woollsia F. Mueller - Sty-epa

Xolisma Rafinesque = Lyonia Nuttall - Vacc-lyo
Xylococcus Nuttall = Arctostaphylos L. - Arb

Zenobia D. Don - Vacc-and

Synonymy follows Oliver (2000: Erica), Stevens et al. (2004), Merckx et al. (2013a: mycoheterotrophic taxa) - but currently incomplete, genera in Vaccinieae being in a particular mess.