Hypoxylon

noun Hy·pox·y·lon \hīˈpäksəˌlän\

Definition of Hypoxylon

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Xylariaceae) having effuse to hemispherical stromata and including a species (H. pruinatum) that causes a canker of poplars — compare xylaria

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Origin and Etymology of hypoxylon

New Latin, from hypo- + -xylon


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