Genus: Monotropa

Monotropa uniflora
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Monotropa Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 387. 1753.

List of Monotropa Species

References to Monotropa

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  • Bergman, H. F. 1920. Internal stomata in ericaceous and other unrelated fruits. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 47: 213-21.
  • Bj÷rkman, E. 1960. Monotropa hypopitys L. - An epiparasite on tree roots. Physiol. Pl. (Copenhagen) 13: 308-27.
  • Bobbitt, J.; Rao, K.; Kiely, D. 1966. The constituents of Monotropa uniflora. Lloydia 29: 90-3.
  • Bohm, B. A.; Averett, J. E. 1989. Flavonoids in some Monotropoideae. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 17: 399-401.
  • Chatin, A. 1892. Anatomie comparee des vegetaux plantes parasites. J. B. Baillare et Fils, Paris.
  • Copeland, H. F. 1941. Further studies on Monotropoideae. Madrono 6: 97-119.
  • Cullings, K. 1994. Molecular phylogeny of the Monotropoideae (Ericaceae) with a note on the placement of Pyroloidaea. J. Evol. Biol. 7: 501-516.
  • Cullings, K. W.; Bruns, T. D. 1992. Phylogenetic origin of the Monotropoideae inferred from partial 28S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. Canad. J. Bot. 70: 1703-8. (French summary)
  • Domin, K. 1915. Vergleichende Studien ³ber den Fichtenspargel mit Bemerkungen ³ber Morphologie, Phytogeographie, Phylogenie und Systematische Gliederung des Monotrpoideen. Sitzungsber. Konigl. Bohm. Ges. Wiss. Prag 1915: 1-111.
  • Drude, C. G. O. 1873. Die biologie von Monotropa hypopitys L. und Neottia nidus avis L. Dieterich'schen Univ., Göttingen. , 68, t. 1-4 pages.
  • Franke, H. L. 1934. Beitroge zur Kenntnis der Mykorrhiza von monotropa hypopitys L. Analyse und Synthese der Symbiose. Flora 129: 1-52.
  • Furman, T. E. 1966. Symbiotic relationships of Monotropa. Amer. J. Bot. 53: 627. (Abstract)
  • Furman, T. E.; Trappe, J. 1971. Phylogeny and ecology of mycotrophic achlorophyllous angiosperms. Quarterly Review of Biology 46: 219-25.
  • Grevillius, A. Y.; Kirchner, O. 1923. Monotropaceae. In: Lebensgeschichte der Blütenpflanzen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 4(1). Verlagsbuchhandlung Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. , 181-243 pages.
  • Gupton, O. 1962. An analysis of the taxonomic criteria applied to the genus Monotropa. , Thesis University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
  • Gupton, O. W. 1962. An analysis of the taxonomic criteria as applied to the genus Monotropa. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC,
  • Hagerup, O. 1954. Autogamy in some drooping Bicornes flowers. Bot. Tidsskr. 51: 103-9.
  • Hancy, A. J. 1916. The vascular anatomy of certain Ericaceous flowers. M.A. Thesis Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY37 figs. + 20 p.
  • Henderson, M. W. 1919. A comparative study of the structure and saprophytism of the Pyrolaceae and Monotropaceae with reference to their derivation from the Ericaceae. Contr. Bot. Lab. Morris Abor. Univ. Pennsylvania 5: 42-109.
  • Hirce, E.; Finocchio, A. 1972. Stem and root anatomy of Monotropa uniflora. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 99: 89-94.
  • Holm, T. 1927. The flower of Chimaphila. Rhodora 29: 1-6.
  • Kamienski, F. 1884. Les organes vegetatifs du Monotropa hypopitys L. Mem. Soc. Sci. Nat. Cherbourg 24: 5-40.
  • Kernan, M. J.; Finocchio, A. F. 1983. A new discomycete associated with the roots of Monotropa uniflora (Ericaceae). Mycologia 75: 916-20.
  • Klooster, M. R.; Culley, T. M. 2009. Comparative analysis of the reproductive ecology of Monotropa and Monotropsis: two mycoheterotropic genera in the Monotropaceae (Ericaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 96: 1337-1347.
  • Klooster, M. R.; Culley, T. M. 2010. Population genetic structure of the mycoheterotroph Monotropa hypopitys L. (Ericaceae) and differentiation between red and yellow color forms. Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 167-174.
  • Koch, L. 1882. Die Entwicklung des Samens von Monotropa hypopitys L. Jahrb. Wiss. Bot. 13: 202-52.
  • Kron, K. A. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships of Empetraceae, Epacridaceae, Ericaceae, Monotropaceae, and Pyrolaceae: evidence from nuclear ribosomal 18s sequence data. Ann. Bot. (UK) 77(4): 293-303.
  • Lutz, R.; Sjolund, R. 1973. Monotropa uniflora: Untrastructural details of its mycorrhizal habit. Amer. J. Bot. 60: 339-45.
  • MacDougal, D. T.; Lloyd, F. E. 1900. The roots and mycorhizas of some of the Monotropaceae. Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 1: 419-29, pl. 10-2.
  • Maloney, K.; Finocchio, A. 1981. Chromosomes of Monotropa uniflora. J. Heredity 72: 458.
  • Neyland, R. 2004. The systematic significance of color variation in Monotropa hypopithys (Ericaceae) inferred from large ribosomal subunit (26S) rRNA gene sequences. Madrono 51: 275-279.
  • Neyland, R.; Hennigan, M. K. 2004. A cladistic analysis of Monotropa uniflora (Ericaceae) inferred from large ribosomal subunit (26S) rRNA gene sequences. Castanea 69: 265-271.
  • Nowicke, J. W. 1966. Pollen morphology and classification of the Pyrolaceae and Monotropaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 213-9.
  • Oldfield, F. 1959. The pollen morphology of some of the West European Ericales. Pollen & Spores 1: 19-48.
  • Olson, A. R. 1980. The seed morphology of Monotropa uniflora L. (Ericaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 67: 968-74.
  • Pyykko, M. 1969. Placentation in the Ericales. I. Pyrolaceae and Monotropaceae. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 6: 255-68.
  • Ridgway, J. 1970. Pollen germination in Monotropa. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 57: 384-5.
  • Takahashi, H. 1987. Pollen morphology and its significance of the Monotropoideae. Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 100: 385-405.
  • Takahashi, H. 1988. Pollen morphology and systematics in two subfamilies of the Ericaceae: Pyroloideae and Monotropoideae. Korean J. Pl. Taxon. 18: 9-17.
  • Wallace, G. D. 1975. Studies on the Monotropoideae (Ericaceae): Taxonomy and distribution. Wasmann J. Biol. 33: 1-88.
  • Wallace, G. D. 1975. Interrelationships of the subfamilies of the Ericaceae and derivation of the Monotropoideae. Bot. Not. 128: 286-98.
  • Wallace, G. D. 1977. Studies of the Monotropideae (Ericaceae). Floral nectaries: Anatomy and function in pollination ecology. Amer. J. Bot. 64: 199-206.