Definition of Erysiphales
1. Noun. Saprophytic and parasitic fungi that live on plants.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Member holonyms: Erysiphaceae, Family Erysiphaceae
Group relationships: Class Pyrenomycetes, Pyrenomycetes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erysiphales
Literary usage of Erysiphales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"Powdery mildews: Plant parasitic fungi of the Order Erysiphales, so called because their powdery white spores are on the external surfaces of the plant ..."