Definition of Erysiphaceae
1. Noun. Family of fungi parasitic mostly on leaves; includes powdery mildews.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Erysiphales, Order Erysiphales
Member holonyms: Erysiphe, Genus Erysiphe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erysiphaceae
Literary usage of Erysiphaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"SALMON, ES A Monograph of the Erysiphaceae. Memoirs of the Torrey Bot. ... SALMON, ES Further Cultural Experiments with Biologic Forms of the Erysiphaceae. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... presentment of a family that has come to the attention of latter-day botanists.—CLP A MONOGRAPH OF THE Erysiphaceae. By ED Salmon, FRS Memoirs ..."
3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"the Erysiphaceae of the United States, describing a number of new species. ... (196) described the Erysiphaceae of Finland, and in 1884 Winter monographed ..."