Demavendia

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Authors: Pimenov
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Demavendia pastinacifolia
Type species authors: (Boiss. & Hausskn.) Pimenov
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (SW: Iran)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 4.5-5.2 mm long; 1.8-2.5 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs keeled; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia conical; styles medium or styles long; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally rugate or surface irregularly rugate; cuticle smooth or cuticle sparse striate or cuticle sparse rugulate; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; 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: Границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно и беспорядочно морщинистая, кутикула гладкая, расставленно струйчатая и расставленно морщинистая.