Carbonous



of, containing, or derived from carbon.
Historical Examples

The usual Xylaria has a white, sterile, central portion known as the stroma, bearing a carbonous crust.
Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd

The walls of the perithecia are carbonous, and confluent with the crust.
Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd

The stem is slender and carbonous and bears the carbonous fruit bodies, superficial, but sessile and globose.
Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd

The perithecia are generally imbedded in the outer portion of the stroma, the mouths opening through the carbonous crust.
Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd

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