Thamnidium

noun Tham·nid·i·um \thamˈnidēəm\

Definition of Thamnidium

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Thamnidiaceae) of molds related to the typical bread molds and characterized by branched sporangiophores and sporangia consisting of a large terminal one with a columella and smaller lateral sporangioles without columella — compare whisker 2c

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Origin and Etymology of thamnidium

New Latin, from thamn- + -idium


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