Conium

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Authors: L.
Protologue: Sp. Pl. ed. 1
Synonyms: Cicuta Mill., nom. illeg., non L.
Type species: Conium maculatum
Type species authors: L.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 6
Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa, N.America (adv.), C.America (adv.), S.America (adv.), Australia (adv.), Australasia(adv.)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 2.5-3.5 mm long; 1.4-1.7 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles short or styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally rugate or surface foveolate-tuberculate or surface with conical projections; cuticle striate with straight striae or cuticle 3D striato-rugulate or cuticle striato-knotted; 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 obsolete; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm with broad, deep groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность бугорчато-ямчатая и продольно морщинистая, с редкими маленькими конусами. Кутикула струйчатая, местами объемная струйчато-морщинистая. на конусах струйчато-узловатая.