Definition of Pellicularia
1. Noun. Genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Thelephoraceae, Thelephoraceae
Member holonyms: Pellicularia Filamentosa, Potato Fungus, Rhizoctinia Solani, Coffee Fungus, Pellicularia Koleroga
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pellicularia
Literary usage of Pellicularia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Agricultural Pests of India, and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Vegetable by Edward Balfour (1887)
"The larva is small, articulated, and terminates in a spiral tail; its mouth and eyes are distinct. Pellicularia ..."
2. Bulletin by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez (1915)
"PLATE I. Coffee branch attacked by thread blight (Pellicularia ... C and D.—Threads of Pellicularia ..."
3. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"... crops belonging within the territory of the United States or are caused by fungi of special interest for one reason or another. COFFEE. Pellicularia ..."
4. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"Cook, Diseases of Tropical Plants, pp. 160-170 (1913). Porto Rico Bull. 17, pp. 29 (Feb., 1915). Leaf-rot (Pellicularia ..."
5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... filmy fungus patches, with the filaments of the fungus interwoven into a sort of web. This fungus baa received from Mr. Cooke the name of Pellicularia ..."