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

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Other Words from Erysiphaceae

erysiphaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦fāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Erysiphaceae

New Latin, from Erysiphe, type genus + -aceae

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