Septoria

noun

Sep·​to·​ria
sepˈtōrēə
: 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

Etymology

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

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“Septoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Septoria. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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