(also coral spot disease)
Definition of coral spot in English:
A common fungal disease of trees and shrubs, appearing as numerous minute pink or dark red cushion-like bodies on the twigs and branches and causing dieback.
- Nectria cinnabarina, family Hypocreaceae, subdivision Ascomycotina
- Seed collection from this tree is a struggle as the fungal disease black coral spot destroys many of the seeds.
- The cause is coral spot disease which affects many species of woody plants, although it is rare on conifers.
- This is coral spot, a fungus which mainly attacks dead parts of woody plants, but may spread to live wood if not pruned out.
Definition of coral spot in:
- US English dictionary
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