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.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pellicularia

Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Pelican State
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease
Pell's equation
Pellaea andromedifolia
Pellaea atropurpurea
Pellaea mucronata
Pellaea ornithopus
Pellaea rotundifolia
Pellegrini's disease
Pellegrini-Stieda disease
Pellicularia (current term)
Pellicularia filamentosa
Pellicularia koleroga
Pellizzi's syndrome
Peloponnesian Peninsula
Peloponnesian War
Peltandra virginica

Literary usage of Pellicularia

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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 ..."

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