genus Monotropa


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Noun1.genus Monotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plantsgenus Monotropa - 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