Cucurbitariaceae

plural noun Cu·cur·bi·tar·i·a·ce·ae \(ˌ)kyüˌkərbəˌta(a)rēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Cucurbitariaceae

  1. :  a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) having the perithecia in caespitose clusters on the stroma

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Origin and Etymology of cucurbitariaceae

New Latin, from Cucurbitaria, type genus (from Latin cucurbita gourd + New Latin -aria) + -aceae


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