Thamnidium

noun
Tham·​nid·​i·​um | \ thamˈnidēəm \

Definition of Thamnidium

: 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 sense 2c

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History and Etymology for Thamnidium

New Latin, from thamn- + -idium

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“Thamnidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thamnidium. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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