Calyptrosciadium

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Authors: Rech. f. & Kuber
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Calyptrosciadium polycladum
Type species authors: Rech. f. & Kuber
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 2
Distribution: Asia (SW: Iran, Afghanistan)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.0-4.0 mm long; 1.6-2.5 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled or all primary ribs equal, narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight or mericarp ribs wavy; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia flat; styles medium; recurved; 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 vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows or 2–5 in each furrow; two on commissural side or 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: mericarp ribs are frequently unequal, shorter and broader, and this is not connected with their position at mericarp