Aegokeras

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Authors: Raf.
Protologue: Raf. 1840, Good Book, 1840: 51
Synonyms: Olymposciadium H.Wolff
Type species: Aegokeras cespitosa
Type species authors: (Sm.) Raf.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 1
Distribution: SW Asia (Turkey)
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Features: fruits free, not separating into mericarps; elliptic or lanceolate; with entire carpophore; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.0-4.1 mm long; 1.2-1.5 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles short; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally rugate; cuticle striate with wavy striae; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp with sclerenchyma cell groups; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side or 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in some ribs only; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: На поверхности ребер границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно бороздчатая, кутикула струйчатая. В ложбинках границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно морщинистая, кутикула струйчатая с извилистыми элементами.