Colletotrichum

noun Col·le·tot·ri·chum \ˌkäləˈtä‧trə̇kəm\

Definition of Colletotrichum

  1. :  large and widely distributed form genus of imperfect fungi (family Melanconiaceae) having the conidia borne in erumpent acervuli surrounded by setae — compare anthracnose

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Origin and Etymology of colletotrichum

New Latin, from colleto- (from Greek kollētos glued, from kollan to glue) + -trichum (from Greek trich-, thrix hairs) — more at trich-


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