Petroedmondia

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Authors: Tamamsch.
Protologue: Fl. iranica, 1987 162: 167
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Petroedmondia syriaca
Type species authors: (Boiss.) Tamamsch.
Type species synonyms: Colladonia syriaca Boiss.
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (SW)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; elliptic; with entire carpophore; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 8.0-10.0 mm long; 4.0-4.2 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled or all primary ribs equal, narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia flat; styles long; 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; 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in all ribs or rib sectetory ducts large, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm with mushroom-like groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.