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Noun1.Monotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plantsMonotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Monotropaceae, Monotropaceae - used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes
Indian pipe, Monotropa uniflora, waxflower - small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age
false beachdrops, Monotropa hypopithys, pinesap - fleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North America; in some classifications placed in a separate genus Hypopitys
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7) Ghost plant, ghost pipe, Indian pipe, or corpse plant (Monotropa uniflora).
monotropa specimens from Northern Ireland showed that they occur in small, highly fragmented populations, and exhibit a relatively high level of within-population genetic diversity and a low level of clonality [52].
Even its Latin name (Monotropa uniflora) is descriptive, meaning "one turn, one flower," highlighting the fact the lone nodding flower turns upward after pollination.
Absolute distances within the entire data set range from a minimum of 8 between Archeria and Epacris and a maximum of 100 between Monotropa hypopithys and Harrimanella.
obtusa HENOO 0.03 (0.02) -- Hydrastis canadensis HYCA 0.05 (0.05) -- Lindera benzoin LIBE3 1.02 (0.58)a 0.17 (0.09)a Mitchella repens MIRE 0.09 (0.07)a 0.02 (0.02)a Monotropa uniflora MOUN3 0.03 (0.02)a 0.05 (0.03)a Galearis spectabilis GASP5 0.02 (0.02) -- Osmorhiza claytoni OSCL 0.52 (0.19)a 0.11 (0.07)a Dichanthelium boscii DIBO2 -- 0.03 (0.02) Dichanthelium commutatum DICO2 -- 0.13 (0.09) Dichanthelium dichotomum var.
Some species of plants, like the forest wildflower Indian pipe (Monotropa uniflora), obtain food not by photosynthesis but from mycorrhizae attached to a nearby tree--the tree feeds the fungus, and the fungus feeds the Indian pipe.
In the matK analysis Allotropa and Monotropa hypopithys (not present in the rbcL analysis) form a clade and branch sequentially after Pyroleae.