Monotropa hypopitys subsp. lanuginosa (Michx.) Hara
FamilyPyrolaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
SynonymsHypopitys monotropa Crantz., Monotropa latisquamea (Rydb.) Hult., Monotropa lanuginosa Michx., Hypopitys latisquamea Rydb.
DescriptionSaprophyte with fleshy, slender, unbranched stem, lacking chlorophyll, yellow- ish-white or pinkish, drying black; stems clustered with scales rather than leaves; flowers in elongated raceme.
EcologyWoods. M. hypopitys described from Sweden, England, Germany, and Canada.
A complicated complex, taken here in a broad sense. Circumpolar map indicates range of the entire complex.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.