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Noun1.Monotropaceae - used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Ericales, order Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
genus Monotropa, Monotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae
genus Hypopitys, Hypopitys - term used in some classifications for the pinesaps, which are usually included in the genus Monotropa
genus Sarcodes, Sarcodes - snow plant; in some classifications placed in family Pyrolaceae
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For example, some authors placed the autotrophic members in family Pyrolaceae and the mycoheterotrophic members in family Monotropaceae (e.g.
Despite the frequent demands for more investigation of myco-heterotrophic plants, particularly on species not in Orchidaceae and Monotropaceae (Hadley 1986, Leake 1994, Smith and Read 1997), we are only gradually learning more on that subject.