Kuramosciadium

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Authors: Pimenov & Kljuykov & Tojibaev
Protologue: Syst. Bot., 2010
Synonyms: No synonyms
No type species specified
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (Middle)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 6.5-7.0 mm long; 2.0-3.0 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs keeled or dorsal ribs narrow-winged; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; 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; rib sectetory ducts large, present in all ribs; endocarp somewhat lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side or endosperm with broad, shallow groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: parenchyma cells with lignified pitted walls are situated only in proximal parts of ribs and near column; vallecular and commissural vittae thin; rib secretory ducts inconstant: sometimes large, solitary, sometimes small several, and sometimes not visible