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

Word History


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

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“Plectania.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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