Kedarnatha

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Authors: P.K.Mukh. & Constance
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Kedarnatha sanctuari
Type species authors: P.K.Mukh. & Constance
Type species note: nom. illeg.
Type species synonyms: Kedarnatha garhwalica (H.Wolff) Pimenov & Kljuykov
Number of species: 5
Distribution: Asia (E: Himalaya; S: Burma)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic or lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 2.0-5.5 mm long; 1.0-3.0 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled; dorsal ribs keeled; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short or equal to stylopodium or exceeding stylopodium; linear or linear-lanceolate; stylopodia low conical or stylopodia conical; styles short or styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface smooth or surface longitudinally rugate or surface irregularly rugate or surface undulate; cuticle sparse striate or cuticle striate with straight striae or cuticle rugulate; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; 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; 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in all ribs or rib sectetory ducts small, present in some ribs only or 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 ровная, волнистая, продольно и беспорядочно морщинистая, кутикула струйчатая, расставленно струйчатая и морщинистая. Редкие устьица не влияют на рисунок кутикулы.