Diaporthe

noun
Di·​a·​por·​the | \ ˌdīəˈpȯrthē \

Definition of Diaporthe

: a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Valsaceae) having fusoid or ellipsoid hyaline 2-celled ascospores borne in perithecia that are embedded in diffuse or isolated stromata

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History and Etymology for Diaporthe

New Latin, from Greek diaporthein to destroy completely, from dia- + porthein to destroy

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“Diaporthe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diaporthe. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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