Spondylocladium

noun

Spon·​dy·​lo·​cla·​di·​um
ˌspändəlōˈklādēəm
: a genus of imperfect fungi (family Dematiaceae) characterized by brown septate conidia borne in successive whorls on the conidiophores see silver scurf

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from spondyl- + Greek kladion twig, diminutive of klados branch

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“Spondylocladium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spondylocladium. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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