: a form genus of several hundred imperfect fungi (family Melanconiaceae) having no setae around the acervuli and often causing anthracnoses of cultivated plants compare colletotrichum

Word History


New Latin, from gloeo- + -sporium

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“Gloeosporium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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