Oreoschimperella

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Authors: Rauschert
Protologue: Taxon, 1982 31, 3: 556
Synonyms: Schimperella H.Wolff (1927) non Theriot (1926)
Type species: Oreoschimperella verrucosa
Type species authors: (A.Rich) Rauschert
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 3
Distribution: Africa (trop., NE), Asia (SW)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; scabrous; 3.2-3.4 mm long; 0.9-1.1 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally or terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs inconspicuous or all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface irregularly rugate; cuticle rugulate; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; vittae vallecular and commissural; 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Плоды сплошь покрыты смятыми бугорками неправильной формы, в ложбинках помельче 50-70 мкм в поперечнике, на ребрах ок. 100 мкм. Судя по размером, бугорки многоклеточные, но похожи на ссохшиеся пузыри. Клетки неразличимы. поверхность беспорядочно морщинистая. Кутикула морщинистая.