Uro·​my·​cla·​di·​um | \ -ˌmīˈklādēəm \

Definition of Uromycladium

: a genus of chiefly Australian rusts (family Pucciniaceae) distinguished by teliospores clustered at the top of a stalk with usually a colorless cyst just below and including several forms (as U. tepperianum) that disfigure and destroy wattles in Australia

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History and Etymology for Uromycladium

New Latin, from Uromyces + clad- + -ium

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“Uromycladium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uromycladium. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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