: a genus of imperfect fungi (family Melanconiaceae) producing hyaline filiform conidia in acervuli and including many forms that cause leaf and fruit spot diseases and some that are now known to be stages in the life cycles of other fungi compare coccomyces

Word History


New Latin, from cylindr- + -sporium

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“Cylindrosporium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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