Taphrinales

plural noun
Taph·​ri·​na·​les | \ -ˈnā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Taphrinales

: an order of parasitic fungi (subclass Hemiascomycetes) in which chlamydospores produced from the hyphae each germinate to form a single ascus

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History and Etymology for Taphrinales

New Latin Taphrina + -ales

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