Medeola Linnaeus. Indian Cucumber-root.
A monotypic genus, an herb of eastern North America.
ID notes: Medeola is sometimes mistaken (when sterile) for Isotria; Medeola has a wiry stem, floccose-pubescent, Isotria a fleshy, glabrous stem.
Ref: Tamura In Kubitzki (1998a); Utech (2002a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a). Show full citations.