Meaning of XYLARIACEAE in English

(ˌ)zīˌla(a)rēˈāsēˌē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Xylaria, type genus + -aceae

: a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) characterized by dark brown to black usually nonseptate ascospores and conidia borne superficially on the stroma

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