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Key to Monotropa

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(For a list of species in Monotropa, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Inflorescence raceme-like, flowers rarely 1; plant ± yellow to pink or red; stigma shallowly depressed, often subtended by ring of bristly hairs; nectary lobes short, stout; fruit segments thin-walled, often irregularly deciduous ..... M. hypopitys

1' Flowers 1; plant white (pink or red-orange); stigma widely funnel-like, not subtended by hairs; nectary lobes elongate, slender; fruit segments thick-walled, persistent ..... M. uniflora


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