Hemileia

noun

Hemi·​leia
: a genus of rusts (order Uredinales) producing both urediospores and teliospores from a compound spore-bearing stalk

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hemi- entry 1 + -leia (from Greek leios smooth, flat); from the shape of the spores

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“Hemileia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hemileia. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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