Sphacelotheca

noun
Sphac·​e·​lo·​the·​ca | \ ˌsfasəlōˈthēkə\

Definition of Sphacelotheca

: a genus of smut fungi bearing teliospores in globose masses that are surrounded by a pseudoparenchymatous layer of tissue

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New Latin, from sphacelus + theca

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