Scaligeria

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Authors: DC.
Protologue: Coll. Mem. 5 (Mem. fam. Ombellif.), 1829: 70
Comments: nom. cons.
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Scaligeria microcarpa
Type species authors: DC.
Type species note: nom. illeg.
Type species synonyms: Scaligeria napifornis (Willd. ex Spreng.) Grande
Number of species: 3
Distribution: Europe (SE), Asia (SW), Africa (N)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 1.3-1.5 mm long; 1.0-1.2 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with toothed margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; lanceolate; stylopodia narrow conical; styles medium; recurved; 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 small, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm with broad, deep groove on commissural side; embryo with single cotyledon.