Erysiphaceae

plural noun Er·y·si·pha·ce·ae \ ˌerəsəˈfāsēˌē \

Definition of Erysiphaceae

:a family of fungi (order Erysiphales) comprising the powdery mildews, being parasitic mostly on leaves, and having delicate hyaline superficial mycelium and perithecia with one to several asci and distinctive appendages

erysiphaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of erysiphaceae

New Latin, from Erysiphe, type genus + -aceae


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