ˌfi ˌlakˈtinēə
: a genus of powdery mildews having perithecia with several asci and rigid pointed appendages swollen at the base and occurring on the leaves of various trees and shrubs

Word History


New Latin, from phyll- + actin ray + -ia

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“Phyllactinia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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