Phyllactinia

noun
Phyl·​lac·​tin·​ia | \ ˌfi ˌlakˈtinēə \

Definition of Phyllactinia

: 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

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History and Etymology for Phyllactinia

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

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“Phyllactinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phyllactinia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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