maculicolous

adjective
mac·​u·​lic·​o·​lous | \ ¦makyə¦likələs \
variants: or less commonly maculicole \ ˈmakyələˌkōl , məˈkyüləˌ-​ \

Definition of maculicolous

of a fungus
: having pycnidia produced in localized masses so as to form definite spots on a host plant

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History and Etymology for maculicolous

macul- + -colous or -cole

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“Maculicolous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maculicolous. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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