The Greek generic name, translated into English, becomes "bearberry."
There they dined on blueberries, and slept on thick beds of moss and low growing blueberry and bearberry plants.
Uva Ursi (bearberry Leaves), leaves of red whortleberry, and others.
Arctostaphylos (bearberry) and Andromeda are arctic and alpine genera occurring in Britain.
I certainly obtained better results with buchu and bearberry (Arctostaphylos).