Sphaeropsidaceae

plural noun Sphae·rop·si·da·ce·ae \ sfə̇ˌräpsəˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Sphaeropsidaceae

:a very large family of imperfect fungi (order Sphaeropsidales) that include various important plant pathogens and are characterized by globose to spheroidal pycnidia with dark leathery or carbonaceous walls

sphaeropsidaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sphaeropsidaceae

New Latin, from Sphaeropsid-, Sphaeropsis, type genus + -aceae


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