noun, plural ap·o·the·ci·a [ap-uh-thee-shee-uh, -see-uh] /ˌæp əˈθi ʃi ə, -si ə/. Botany, Mycology.
Origin of apothecium
Examples from the Web for apothecia
The colors of the Thallus and apothecia of Lichens—their causes, and the circumstances which modify and alter them.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
Tuck., with much stronger, darker thallus and apothecia on the whole larger.
The position of the apothecia constitutes another distinction.
Apothecia seldom round, usually elongated-ellipsoidal, no capillitium.