Monotropa

noun Mo·not·ro·pa \ məˈnä‧trəpə \

Definition of Monotropa

:a genus of leafless fleshy saprophytic herbs (family Pyrolaceae) with solitary polypetalous flowers or with trimerous to pentamerous flowers in racemes — see hypopitys , monotropaceae , indian pipe , pinesap

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Origin and Etymology of monotropa

New Latin, from Greek monotropē, feminine of monotropos living alone, from mon- + tropos turn, way, from trepein to turn


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