Definition of Monotropa uniflora

1. Noun. Small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age.

Exact synonyms: Indian Pipe, Waxflower
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Monotropa, Monotropa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monotropa Uniflora

Mononychus olecranus
Monophysite
Monophysites
Monophysitic
Monophysitism
Monopoly
Monopoly money
Monostoma
Monothelete
Monotheletes
Monothelite
Monothelites
Monothelitic
Monotropa hypopithys
Monotropa uniflora
Monotropaceae
Monro's doctrine
Monro's foramen
Monro's line
Monro's sulcus
Monro-Kellie doctrine
Monro-Richter line
Monroe
Monroe Doctrine
Monrovia
Monrovian
Monrovians
Mons.

Literary usage of Monotropa uniflora

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1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"monotropa uniflora L. Sp. PI. 387. 1753. Smooth, waxy-white (turning blackish in drying), 1-flowered inodorous plant, 7.5-20 cm. high: calyx of 2—4 ..."

2. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1887)
"IS monotropa uniflora A PARASITE? GEORGE BAPTIE, MA, MB (Head, 3rd March, 1887.) This note had its origin in a chance question put at one of Mr. RB Whyte's ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Indian monotropa uniflora L. Sp. Pl. 387. 1753. Scapes white, glabrous, usually clustered, 4'- lo' high from a mass of matted brittle roots, turning dark in ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1890)
"A dark brown, soft resin, amounting to 4.66 per cent., was obtained from Monotropa uniflora. This also gave no indication of specific physiological action. ..."

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