Definition of Genus melampsora
1. Noun. Rusts having sessile one-celled teliospores in a single layer.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Melampsoraceae, Melampsoraceae
Member holonyms: Flax Rust, Flax Rust Fungus, Melampsora Lini
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melampsora
Literary usage of Genus melampsora
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1. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The urediniospores and teliospores grow on the currants, Ribes nigrum and R. rubrum. The fungi of the genus Melampsora are mostly ..."
2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"LEAF-RUSTS Caused by fungi of the genus Melampsora Three species of rust-fungi are known to affect the leaves of various willows in the United States. ..."
3. Fungi; Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1880)
"In some species of Puccinia the sori are so compact that they remain attached to the leaves long after they are dead and fallen. In the genus Melampsora, ..."