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Linnaean Name: Monotropa hypopitys Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 387 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Sueciae, Germaniae, Angliae, Canadae sylvis."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Burser III: 156 (UPS)
Designated by: Wallace in Fl. Neotropica 66 : 20 (1995)
Current Name: Monotropa hypopitys L.
Current Family: Ericaceae
Comments: The epithet was originally spelled "hypopithys" but this has generally been treated as correctable to "hypopitys".
Record last updated: 5/04/2006