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Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray[FNA8, HC2]

Publication: Manual. 273. 1848.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA8: "Most chromosome counts are 2n = 26; there are reports of 2n = 22, 24, and 32 (Á. Löve and D. Löve 1975b). The veracity of the latter reports has not been confirmed. Moneses uniflora has been used by different Native American tribes as a dermatological aid, cold remedy, throat aid, and analgesic (D. E. Moerman 1998)."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Moneses reticulata Nutt.
Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray ssp. reticulata (Nutt.) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray var. reticulata (Nutt.) S.F. Blake
Pyrola uniflora L.[HC]