Gloeosporium

noun
Gloe·​o·​spo·​ri·​um | \ -ˈspōreəm \

Definition of Gloeosporium

: 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

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History and Etymology for Gloeosporium

New Latin, from gloeo- + -sporium

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“Gloeosporium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gloeosporium. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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