Definition of Erysiphales

1. Noun. Saprophytic and parasitic fungi that live on plants.

Exact synonyms: Order Erysiphales
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Member holonyms: Erysiphaceae, Family Erysiphaceae
Group relationships: Class Pyrenomycetes, Pyrenomycetes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erysiphales

Eryngium aquaticum
Eryngium maritimum
Eryngium yuccifolium
Erysimum allionii
Erysimum arkansanum
Erysimum asperum
Erysimum cheiranthoides
Erysimum cheiri
Erysipelothrix insidiosa
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
Erysiphales (current term)
Erythrina Indica
Erythrina caffra
Erythrina corallodendrum
Erythrina crista-galli
Erythrina lysistemon
Erythrina variegata
Erythrina vespertilio
Erythronium albidum
Erythronium americanum
Erythronium californicum
Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium grandiflorum

Literary usage of Erysiphales

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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 ..."

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