Aphanopleura

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Authors: Boiss.
Protologue: Fl. or. 2
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Aphanopleura trachysperma
Type species authors: Boiss.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 6
Distribution: Asia (Middle, SW, the Caucasus, Central: W China)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; densely hairy or covered with capitate hairs; 1.2-3.5 mm long; 0.7-1.3 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs inconspicuous or all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical or stylopodia conical; styles short or styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface irregularly rugate; cuticle on hairs tuberculate; exocarp cells small; commissure intermediate; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Плоды густо покрыты головчатыми волосками около 100 мкм длиной, так что поверхность между волосками не видна. Волоски в сечении округлые, кутикула бугорчатая.