Definition of Family Monotropaceae

1. Noun. Used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Monotropaceae

family Meropidae
family Micrococcaceae
family Microdesmidae
family Microhylidae
family Mimidae
family Mimosaceae
family Miridae
family Mniaceae
family Mobulidae
family Molidae
family Molossidae
family Momotidae
family Moniliaceae
family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae
family Monotropaceae (current term)
family Moraceae
family Morchellaceae
family Motacillidae
family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae

Literary usage of Family Monotropaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family Monotropaceae. Indian-pipe Family. What rambler in the June or July woods has failed to observe the clusters of Indian-pipe 'just breaking through a ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Examples: The wintergreen family (Pyrolaceae), including the shin-leaf (Pyrola elliptica). The Indian-pipe family (Monotropaceae), ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The Indian-pipe family (Monotropaceae), with the Indian- pipe (Monotropa uniflora) and other humus saprophytes. (See paragraphs 182-191. ..."

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