: a form genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) having hyaline elongate to threadlike septate spores formed in pycnidia on the leaves of the host and being known in many cases to be the imperfect stages of ascomycetous fungi of the genus Mycosphaerella see hard rot

Word History


New Latin, from sept- + Latin -oria (feminine of -orius -ory)

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“Septoria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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