Stemphylium

noun Stem·phyl·i·um \stemˈfilēəm\

Definition of Stemphylium

in some classifications

  1. :  a genus that comprises imperfect fungi (order Moniliales) with dark greenish brown spores closely resembling those of Alternaria but borne singly rather than in chains and is often included in Alternaria or sometimes replaced by Macrosporium

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Origin and Etymology of stemphylium

New Latin, from Greek stemphylon olive pulp + New Latin -ium — more at staff


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