cleistothecium definition

  • noun:
    • Botany A closed spherical ascocarp.
    • A closed ascocarp, in a few fungi, where spores tend to be introduced following deacy or disintegration
    • the shut spore-bearing construction of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Eurysiphaceae) where spores are released only by decay or disintegration; -- called in addition cleistocarp.
    • sealed spore-bearing construction of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) from where spores tend to be introduced only by decay or disintegration

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