Taeniopetalum

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Authors: Vis.
Protologue: Fl. dalmat. 3: 49
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Taeniopetalum neumaieri
Type species authors: Vis.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 3-4
Distribution: Europe (Central, SE, E), Asia (SW)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 7.5-15.0 mm long; 4.5-11.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs filiform; marginal ribs narrow-winged or marginal ribs thickened; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders distinct; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls concave; outer cell walls convex; cuticle rugulate or cuticle tuberculate; exocarp cells large; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma partly composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: there are long air cavities in mesocarp on the dorsal side of mericarp; large secretory ducts are situated only in marginal ribs; dorsal ribs without secretory ducts СЭМ:Границы клеток различимы, клетки изодиаметрические. Большая часть поверхности – антиклинальные стенки вдавленные, местами трещины на их месте, наружные периклинальные стенки выпуклые. Поверхность бугорчатая и морщинистая. По краю крыла антиклинальные стенки выпуклые, наружные периклинальные вогнутые, кутикула расставленно струйчатая.