Melampsora

noun
Mel·​amp·​so·​ra | \ ˌmeləm(p)ˈsōrə \

Definition of Melampsora

: 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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History and Etymology for Melampsora

New Latin, from melan- + Greek psōra scab, mange

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“Melampsora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Melampsora. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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