Ravenelia

noun
Rav·​e·​nel·​ia | \ ˌravəˈnēlēə, -lyə \

Definition of Ravenelia

: a genus of rust fungi (family Pucciniaceae) having the teliospores united into a head on a compound pedicel and being mostly parasites of leguminous plants

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History and Etymology for Ravenelia

New Latin, from Henry W. Ravenel †1887 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Ravenelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ravenelia. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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