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Taxon: Monotropa uniflora L.

 
Genus: Monotropa
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Monotropoideae
Tribe: Monotropeae
Nomen number: 431514
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:387. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Indian-pipe  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • akino-ginryoosō  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ginryoosō-modoki  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido (s.), Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Monotropa&SpeciesID=uniflora), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  4. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  6. Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  10. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  11. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  12. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Monotropa uniflora L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=431514. Accessed 14 December 2018.