: 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

Word History


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 21 Jun. 2024.

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