: a large cosmopolitan genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) having oblong several-septate hyaline pycniospores and including some forms that cause leaf diseases of economic plants

Word History


New Latin, from Greek stagon-, stagōn drop (from stazein to drip) + New Latin -o- + -spora

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“Stagonospora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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