What is another word for Family Ustilaginaceae?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli ˈʌstɪlˌad͡ʒɪnˌe͡ɪsiː], [ fˈamɪli ˈʌstɪlˌad‍ʒɪnˌe‍ɪsiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈʌ_s_t_ɪ_l_ˌa_dʒ_ɪ_n_ˌeɪ_s_iː]

The Family Ustilaginaceae is a group of fungi that commonly cause smut diseases in plants. It includes over 1,300 species with the most well-known being Ustilago maydis, which causes smut on corn. Synonyms for this family include the Ustilaginomycetes, which is the class name for all smut fungi, and the Ustilaginales, which is the order name for these fungi. Other synonyms include the Ustilaginoids, Ustilaginea, and Ustilaginomycota. Despite having different names, they all refer to the same group of fungi that can cause devastating damage to crops and plant populations.

Related words: fungi family, family fungi, family of fungi, fungus family

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    Synonyms for Family ustilaginaceae:

    How to use "Family ustilaginaceae" in context?

    Family Ustilaginaceae contains about 100 genera and 1,500 species of vascular plants. Most members are parasites (heterotrophs) on other plants, but a few are parasites of animals. The family is small, relatively poorly known and distributed mainly in the Northern Hemisphere.

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