monotropa definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of parasitic or saprophytic flowers such as the Indian pipeline and pine sap. Title alludes to your falling end of stem.
    • A genus of dicotyledonous plants, the kind of the normal order Monotrope√¶, characterized by a solitary rose with split petals.
    • leafless fleshy saprophytic flowers; in a few classifications put into the household Pyrolaceae

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