Cronartium

noun Cro·nar·ti·um \krōˈnärshēəm, -rtēəm\

Definition of Cronartium

  1. :  a genus of rust fungi (family Melampsoraceae) having aecia produced in raised or swollen sori and teliospores borne in waxy pillars or columns — see white pine blister rust

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New Latin


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