: a form genus of parasitic imperfect fungi (family Phyllostictaceae) that produce their spores in pycnidial cavities within a stroma that is either subepidermal or subcortical in the host

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New Latin, from cyt- + -spora

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“Cytospora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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