Lophiostomataceae

plural noun Lo·phi·os·to·ma·ta·ce·ae \ ˌlōfēˌästəməˈtāsēˌē \

Definition of Lophiostomataceae

:a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) distinguished by the elongated laterally compressed opening of the perithecium

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Origin and Etymology of lophiostomataceae

New Latin, from Lophiostomat-, Lophiostoma, type genus (from lophi- + -stomat-, -stoma -stoma) + -aceae


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