Definition of Genus Urocystis
1. Noun. A genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Tilletiaceae, Tilletiaceae
Member holonyms: Flag Smut Fungus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Urocystis
Literary usage of Genus Urocystis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"... it consists of several cells united together resembling somewhat the genus Urocystis ; they are beset with remarkable prominences reminding one of the ..."