Thielavia

noun

Thie·​la·​via
thēˈlāvēə
: 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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Etymology

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 3 Feb. 2023.

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