Tommasinia

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Authors: Bertol.
Protologue: Fl. ital. 3: 414
Synonyms: Angelium Opiz
Type species: Tommasinia verticillaris
Type species authors: (L.) Bertol.
Type species synonyms: Angelica verticillaris L.
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Europe (W, Central, S, SE)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; orbicular; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 4.0-6.2 mm long; 5.0-6.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs filiform; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; equal to stylopodium; lanceolate; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally sulcate or surface undulate; cuticle striate with straight striae; exocarp cells small; 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; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in some ribs only; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: exocarp slightly prolongs to commissural side СЭМ: На спинке границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно бороздчатая, волнистая, кутикула струйчатая. Местами заметны неглубокие продольные бороздки, похожие на границы между рядами клеток, но поперечные перегородки не видны. На крыле слабо заметны клетки – изодиаметрические, с выпуклыми антиклинальными стенками и вогнутыми наружными.