: a form genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) with dark olivaceous spores that includes a species (C. diplodiella) that causes white rot of grapes

Word History


New Latin, from coni- + thyr- (from Greek thyreos oblong shield, from thyra door) + -ium

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“Coniothyrium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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