: a genus of fungi (order Dothideales) that have the perithecia embedded in flattened black stromata and that include economically important parasites of grasses see tar spot sense 2

Word History


New Latin, from phyll- + -acora (from Greek achōr dandruff, scurf)

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“Phyllacora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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