Stagonospora

noun Stag·o·nos·po·ra \ˌstagəˈnäspərə\

Definition of Stagonospora

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of stagonospora

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


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