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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Monotropa


Hierarchical position of the Genus Monotropa

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Ericanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 221. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Ericales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 28. 1829.
   Subordo  Ericineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 901, 937, 938, 1108. Jun 1835.
   Familia  Ericaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 159. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Heaths, Heathers
   Subfamilia  Monotropoideae (Nutt.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 118. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Monotropeae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 47. 1829.
   Genus  Monotropa L.
pub. (1753)
common name: Indianpipe

Named members of the Genus Monotropa

   Species  brittonii Small
syn. Monotropa uniflora
   Species  hypopithys L.
   Varietas  americana (DC.) Domin
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Subspecies  lanuginosa (Michx.) Hara
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Varietas  latisquama (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Varietas  rubra (Torr.) Farw.
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Species  lanuginosa Michx.
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Species  latisquama (Rydb.) Hult´┐Żn
syn. Monotropa hypopithys
   Species  uniflora L.
common name: Indianpipe

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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