gymnosporangium definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of fungi, associated with order Uredineæ, having mainly two-celled (sometimes one- to six-celled) yellow or orange spores borne on slender pedicels, and embedded in jelly, which when moistened swells into columnar or irregularly expanded public.
    • genus of fungi that produce galls on cedars along with other conifers of genera Juniperus and Libocedrus and results in rust spots on oranges and pears and other flowers of household Rosaceae

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