Monotropa


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Monotropa

 

a genus of perennial grassy plants of the Monotropaceae family. They are low saprophytic plants (feeding on dead organic material) that lack chlorophyll. They have succulent whitish or yellowish stalks, which carry reduced scale-like leaves. The strongly branched under-ground part is equipped with mycorrhizae. There are four or five species in the genus, growing in the forests of eastern Asia and America. There is one species in the USSR (M. uniflora), which lives in the coniferous and coniferous-broad-leaved forests of the Far East. Earlier, species of the Monotropa were joined with the genus Hypopitys and were related to the family of Pyrolaceae.

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Skryabin, "Polymorphism of the chloroplast gene rps2 in parasitic plant Monotropa hypopitys L.
Beletsky et al., "The loss of photosynthetic pathways in the plastid and nuclear genomes of the non-photosynthetic mycoheterotrophic eudicot Monotropa hypopitys," BMC Plant Biology, vol.
Provan, "High clonal diversity in threatened peripheral populations of the yellow bird's nest (Hypopitys monotropa; syn.
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Systematic relationships of Monotropa uniflora (Ericaceae) inferred from large ribosomal subunit (26S) rRNA gene sequences.
Monotropa uniflora L., whose general north-temperate distribution includes the Neotropics, where it follows the naturul distribution of Pinus through the Mexican--Central American highlands into Belize and then continues southward to western Colombia in native Quercus forests and introduced pine plantations in the Western Cordillera.
Subfamily Arbutoideae Arbutus 10/5 Arctostaphylos 60/2 Comarostaphylis (a,b) 10/10 Subfamily Monotropoideae Monotropa 2/2 Pterospora 1/1 Subfamily Pyroloide Chimaphila 5/2 Orthilia 1/1 Pyrola 20-30/1 Subfamily Rhododendroidcae (c) Bejaria (a,d) 15/14 Kalmia 7/1 Ledothamms (a) 7/7 Subfamily Vaccinioideae Tribe Gaultherieae Gaultheria 115/37 Pernettya 14/4 Tepuia (a) 7/7 Tribe Lyonieae Agarista (a) 31/29 Lyonia 36/27 Pieris 7/1 Tribe Vaccinieae Anthopteropsis (a) 1/1 Anthopterus (a) 12/12 Cavendishia (a) 130/130 Ceratostema (a) 35/35 Demosthenesia (a) 9/9 Didonica (a) 4/4 Diogenesia (a) 13/13 Disterigma (a) 40/40 Gaylussacia 50/42 Gonocalyx (a) 10/10 Lateropora (a) 3/3 Macleania (a) 40/40 Mycerinus (a) 3/3 Notopora (a) 5/5 Oreathes (a) 7/7 Orthaea (a) (incl.
rigida-hardwood stands, with few herbs, notably Monotropa uniflora, Lycopodium complanatum/tristachyum, and Pteridium aquilinum.
Monotropa uniflora L.: (+); Indian Pipe; infrequent; mesic woods; BSUH 11103.