Coristospermum

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Authors: Bertol.
Protologue: Fl. ital., 1837 3: 466
Synonyms: Nabadium Raf., Devillea Bubani
Type species: Coristospermum cuneifolium
Type species authors: (Guss.) Bertol.
Type species synonyms: Ligusticum lucidum Mill.
Number of species: 3
Distribution: Europe (W, Central, SW, S, SE)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 6.3-6.7 mm long; 1.5-1.7 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs narrow-winged; marginal ribs winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia conical; styles medium; recurved; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma partly composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; 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 obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.