Thielavia

noun Thie·la·via \thēˈlāvēə\

Definition of Thielavia

  1. :  a genus of fungi of the family Aspergillaceae but sometimes placed in the family Perisporiaceae having spherical brown perithecia and conidia that are endogenous and conidia that are borne in chains — see root rot

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Origin and Etymology of thielavia

New Latin, from F. von Thielaw, 19th century German botanist + New Latin -ia


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