Chalaropsis

noun
Chal·​a·​rop·​sis | \ ˌkaləˈräpsə̇s \

Definition of Chalaropsis

: a genus of imperfect fungi (family Dematiaceae) one species of which (C. thielavioides) causes black mold of rose grafts

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History and Etymology for Chalaropsis

New Latin, from Greek chalaros slack, loose + New Latin -opsis

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“Chalaropsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chalaropsis. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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