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Herbarium specimen: Monotropa hypopitys

Taxon:Monotropaceae: Monotropa hypopitys L. ("Yellow Bird's-nest")
confirmed by Gary D Wallace 25/3/1973
Filed in taxon folder:Monotropaceae: Monotropa hypopitys L. ("Yellow Bird's-nest")
Collected by:Mr Victor Samuel Summerhayes
Collection date:28/7/1953
Locality:Great Britain, VC33 East Gloucestershire, Whitcombe Wood, SO91, beech wood on steep slope, in bare soil with leaf covering, no vegetation, (altitude 750ft)
Institution:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)
Accession number:K000773329
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Monotropa hypopitys herbarium specimen from Whitcombe Wood, VC33 East Gloucestershire in 1953 by Mr Victor Samuel Summerhayes.
collector's number:2651
notes:stem very pale ochre yellow; flowers pale ochre yellow; stamens pale ?chrome

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Documented by tom humphrey on 29th May 2012.

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