Tranzschelia

noun
Tranz·​sche·​lia | \ tran(z)ˈshēlēə \

Definition of Tranzschelia

: a genus of rusts (family Pucciniaceae) with 2-celled teliospores resembling those of the genus Puccinia but with two or more attached to a common stalk

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History and Etymology for Tranzschelia

New Latin, from Tranzchel, probably a surname + New Latin -ia

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“Tranzschelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tranzschelia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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