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Moneses Salisb. in A. Gray, Brit. Arrang. 2:403. 1821. Blatter, Beautiful Flow. Kashm. 2:14.1929; N.A. Busch in Schischkin & Bobrov, Fl. URSS. 18:14.1952; B. Krisa in Tutin et al.; Fl. Eur. 3:4.1972; P.F. Stevens in Davis, Fl. Turk. 6:106.1978.

Small perennials. Leaves opposite or ± whorled, petiolate. Flower solitary, terminal, white. Sepals and petals 5. Filaments subulate; anther pores at the end of long tubes. Style not curved; stigma prominent. Disc present. Capsule globose.

A monotypic genus in the N. temperate and the Arctic regions.

Lower Taxon

Related Synonym(s):


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