Cercosporella

noun
Cer·​cos·​po·​rel·​la | \ (ˌ)sərˌkäspəˈrelə \

Definition of Cercosporella

: a form genus of imperfect fungi (family Moniliaceae) distinguished from the genus Cercospora and other members of the family Dematiaceae mainly by the lack of pigment in the conidiophores and spores — see frosty mildew

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History and Etymology for Cercosporella

New Latin, from Cercospora + -ella

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“Cercosporella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cercosporella. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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