Melampsora

noun Mel·amp·so·ra \ˌmeləm(p)ˈsōrə\

Definition of Melampsora

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Melampsoraceae) of rusts that have sessile one-celled teliospores in a single layer — see flax rust

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Origin and Etymology of melampsora

New Latin, from melan- + Greek psōra scab, mange — more at psoriasis


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