plural noun Te·lio·spo·re·ae

Definition of Teliosporeae

in some classifications

  1. :  a subclass of fungi (class Basidiomycetes) including the rusts and smuts (orders Uredinales and Ustilaginales) and characterized by the production of a teliospore or a comparable body in which the diploid nucleus is produced — compare eubasidiae, heterobasidiae

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Origin and Etymology of teliosporeae

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary teliospore

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to cast off or become cast off

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