Definition of Family Ustilaginaceae
1. Noun. A fungus family of loose smuts.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Ustilaginales, Ustilaginales
Member holonyms: Corn Smut, Cornsmut, Genus Sphacelotheca, Sphacelotheca
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ustilaginaceae
Literary usage of Family Ustilaginaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Laboratory Manual of High School Botany by Frederic Edward Clements, Irving Samuel Cutter (1900)
"ORDER USTILAGINALES family Ustilaginaceae 27. Ustilago maydis: this plant occurs in great masses of spores in swollen, "smutted" ears of corn, rarely, ..."