: a form genus of imperfect fungi (order Sphaeropsidales) with hyaline 2-celled pycnospores formed in pycnidia located in discolored spots in leaves, stems, or fruits

Word History


New Latin, from asc- + -chyta (probably from Greek chytos poured, verbal of chein to pour)

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“Ascochyta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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