Physalospora

noun

Physa·​los·​po·​ra
: a genus of fungi (family Mycosphaerellaceae) with hyaline ovoid to oblong nonseptate ascospores including some species that were formerly placed in the form genus Sphaeropsis see black rot

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from physalo- (irregular from Greek physalles bladder, bubble) + -spora

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“Physalospora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Physalospora. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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