Ustilaginaceae

plural noun
Us·​ti·​lag·​i·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ˌəstəˌlajəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Ustilaginaceae

: a large and economically important family of smut fungi (order Ustilaginales) that produce chlamydospores which germinate to form a several-celled promycelium either bearing terminal and lateral sporidia or forming an infection hypha

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Other Words from Ustilaginaceae

ustilaginaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Ustilaginaceae

New Latin, from Ustilagin-, Ustilago, type genus + -aceae

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“Ustilaginaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ustilaginaceae. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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