Plectania

noun
Plec·​ta·​nia | \ plekˈtānēə \

Definition of Plectania

: a genus of ascomycetous fungi with brightly colored, stalked, and often bristly apothecia that is often included in the closely related genus Peziza

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History and Etymology for Plectania

New Latin, from Greek plektanē wreath, coil (from plekein to plait) + New Latin -ia

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“Plectania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plectania. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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