Definition of Genus Verticillium
1. Noun. Genus of imperfect fungi having conidia borne singly at the apex of whorled branchlets; cause wilt diseases.
Group relationships: Moniliales, Order Moniliales
Member holonyms: Verticillium
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Verticillium
Literary usage of Genus Verticillium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The wilt of maples is due to an unnamed fungus of the genus Verticillium. Closely related species cause a similar disease, usually confined to the roots, ..."
2. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1902)
"... and in Law Tunnel, Dundee, have of late been attacked by a serious disease which on examination proved to belong to the form-genus Verticillium. ..."