Ustulina

noun

Us·​tu·​li·​na
ˌəs(h)chəˈlīnə
: a genus of fungi (family Xylariaceae) distinguished by stromata indefinite in form and often spreading and undulate and including a fungus (U. zonata) that causes a common root disease of tea

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin ustulare to scorch + New Latin -ina

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“Ustulina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ustulina. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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