Rosellinia

noun
Ros·​el·​lin·​ia | \ ˌräsəˈlinēə, -äzə- \

Definition of Rosellinia

: a genus of fungi (family Xylariaceae) having smooth perithecia with dark one-celled ascospores

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History and Etymology for Rosellinia

New Latin, from Ferdinando P. Rosellini, 19th century Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Rosellinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rosellinia. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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