: a large form genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) typically stem-inhabiting but some causing destructive rots of fruits or roots and having nonseptate hyaline ovate to elongate pycnospores in pycnidia compare phomopsis

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New Latin, from Greek phōis blister

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“Phoma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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