Thielavia

noun
Thie·​la·​via | \ thēˈlāvēə \

Definition of Thielavia

: 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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History and Etymology for Thielavia

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

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“Thielavia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thielavia. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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