Kelussia

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Authors: Mozaff.
Protologue: No protologue
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Kelussia odoratissima
Type species authors: Mozaff.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (SW: Iran)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 8.0-12.0 mm long; 6.0-9.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs keeled; marginal ribs keeled or marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders distinct or cell borders indistinct; surface smooth or surface undulate; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls convex; outer cell walls concave; 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 not lignified; 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 obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Границы клеток местами неразличимы, поверхность ровная или волнистая. Местами границы различимы, клетки изодиаметрические, антиклинальные стенки выпуклые, наружные периклинальные слегка вогнутые. Кутикула на спинных ребрах струйчатая, в ложбинках и на краевых ребрах струйчатая и морщинистая. Редкие устьица, кутикула вокруг них расходится радиальными струями.