Ferulopsis

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Authors: Kitag.
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Ferulopsis mongolica
Type species authors: Kitag.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 2
Distribution: Asia (N, Central)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or orbicular; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 4.0-5.0 mm long; 3.5-4.5 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs keeled; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface irregularly rugate or surface foveolate-tuberculate; cuticle striate with straight striae; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; most of mesocarp composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 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 беспорядочно морщинистая или бугорчато-ямчатая. Кутикула струйчатая.