Aegopodium

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Authors: L.
Protologue: Sp. Pl. ed. 1, 1753: 265
Synonyms: Podagraria Hill
Type species: Aegopodium podagraria
Type species authors: L.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 7
Distribution: Europe, Asia, N.Africa. N.America ( adv.)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base or with carpophore bifid to the middle or with entire carpophore; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.0-7.0 mm long; 1.0-2.5 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform or all primary ribs equal, keeled; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia obsolete or stylopodia conical; styles medium or styles long; recurved; cell borders distinct or cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally rugate; cells isodiametric or cells elongated; anticlinal walls concave; outer cell walls convex; cuticle sparse striate; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae obsolete in mature fruit; 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: Границы клеток на ребрах неразличимы, поверхность продольно морщинистая, кутикула стрйчатая. В ложбинках местами границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно морщинистая, местами границы клеток различимы, клетки изодиаметрические или удлиненные, антиклинальные стенки вдавленные, наружные слегка выпуклые. Кутикула в ложбинках расставленно струйчатая.