Cephalopodum

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Authors: Korovin
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Type species: Cephalopodum badachschanicum
Type species authors: No authors
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 3
Distribution: Asia (Middle, Afghanistan)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.5-4.1 mm long; 2.0-2.5 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs filiform; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent or calyx teeth obsolete; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally rugate or surface irregularly rugate or surface foveolate-tuberculate; cuticle smooth; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two 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: Границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность на ребрах и в ложбинках продольно или беспорядочно морщинистая или бугорчато-ямчатая, кутикула гладкая. Устьица очень редко.