Rhytisma

noun
Rhy·​tis·​ma | \ rə̇ˈtizmə, rīˈt- \

Definition of Rhytisma

: a genus of fungi (family Phacidiaceae) forming black stromata — see tar spot

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New Latin, from Greek rhytisma patch

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“Rhytisma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhytisma. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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