Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Monotropaceae: Indian-pipe

Fleshy stemmed saprophytes (deriving nutrients from dead organic material in the soil) or root parasite having no chlorophyll. Leaves merely scales. Flowers with 4-6 petals, symmetric.
Flower Formula:  Sepals 2-6; Petals 3-6 Glossary

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Monotropa
Indian-pipe
2 Photo of Monotropa Petals separate. Fruit erect. Images   Information
Pterospora
pinedrops
1 Photo of Pterospora Petals united. Fruit nodding. Images   Information


         
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