Katapsuxis

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Authors: Raf.
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Katapsuxis silaifolia
Type species authors: (Jacq.) Raf.
Type species synonyms: Laserpitium silaifolium Jacq., Cnidium silaifolium (Jacq.) Simonkai
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Europe (W, S, SE), Asia (SW)
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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; 2.0-2.5 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles long; recurved; cell borders distinct; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls concave; outer cell walls flat or outer cell walls dome-shaped or outer cell walls with small cones; cuticle striate with straight striae or cuticle rugulate or cuticle striato-knotted; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; occupying the whole ribs; 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: По гребням ребер границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно морщинистая, кутикула струйчатая. В ложбинках и по склонам ребер границы различимы, клетки изодиаметрические, антиклинальные стенки вдавленные, наружные периклинальные с небольшим конусом или куполообразные, кутикула струйчато-узловатая, местами наружные стенки плоские, кутикула струйчатая или морщинистая.