Pyrenochaeta

noun Py·re·no·chae·ta \-ˈkētə\

Definition of Pyrenochaeta

  1. :  a genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) characterized by setose pycnidia and unicellular hyaline ovate to elongate or cylindric pycnospores

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Origin and Etymology of pyrenochaeta

New Latin, from pyren- + -chaeta


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