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Pakistan | Family List | Monotropaceae

Monotropa L., Sp. Pl. 387. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 183.1754; C.B. Clarke in Hk. f., Fl. Br. Ind. 3:476. 1882.

Leaves sessile, ovate to lanceolate, lower scales smaller, crowded. Flowers solitary terminal or in a raceme, erect or drooping. Placentation axile

A genus of 5 species, found in the woods between 2000 to 3000 m in the Himalayas, Japan, Europe and N. America

1 Mature plants glabrous. Inflorescence solitary terminal.   Monotropa uniflora
+ Mature plants pubescent. Inflorescence many flowered raceme.   Monotropa hypopithys

Lower Taxa

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