(Plural = Formae speciales)
The taxonomic grouping allowed by the ICN that is applied to a parasite (most frequently a fungus) which is adapted to a specific host (there being minimal or no morphological differences). This classification may be applied by authors who do not feel that a subspecies or variety name is appropriate. An example species is Puccinia graminis.
Created: 2019-06-24 09:07:44 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2019-08-26 09:47:58 PDT (-0700)