Definition of Family sphaeriaceae
1. Noun. Parasitic fungi having globose and sometimes necked or beaked perithecia.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales
Member holonyms: Genus Neurospora, Neurospora
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Sphaeriaceae
Literary usage of Family sphaeriaceae
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1. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"... of the family Sphaeriaceae ; it was found in the woody tissue of a dicotyledonous stem from ..."