Definition of Genus Puccinia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pucciniaceae; a large genus of parasitic fungi including many that are destructive to various economic plants.

Exact synonyms: Puccinia
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Pucciniaceae, Pucciniaceae
Member holonyms: Puccinia Graminis, Wheat Rust



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Puccinia

genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia (current term)
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum

Literary usage of Genus Puccinia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"But if this is accepted, the genus Puccinia is not a true genus, but a form-genus, for it represents only one of the three stages of development. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1905)
"But if this is accepted, the genus Puccinia is not a true genus, but a form-genus, for it represents only one of the three stages of development. ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1889)
"Having thus purposely repeated the essentials in the life history of a leading member of the genus Puccinia, the careful reader is prepared to enter upon a ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"I., genus Puccinia, 1902-4; Vol. П., Genus Uromyces, 1910) were entirely taken up with the treatment of two genera, Puccinia and Uromyces, ..."

5. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"Genus. Puccinia. Species. graminis Pers. 1. Examine the specimens exhibited in the laboratory, and state what plants are infested with this parasite. ..."

6. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"For a long time it was retained in the genus Puccinia, but Link, in 1825, placed it in the genus Phragmidium, where it still remains.} External Characters. ..."

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