Gloeosporium

noun Gloe·o·spo·ri·um \-ˈspōreəm\

Definition of Gloeosporium

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of gloeosporium

New Latin, from gloeo- + -sporium


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