Lomatocarpa

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Authors: Pimenov
Protologue: Bull. Moskovsk. Obsc. Isp. Prir., biol., 1982 87, 1: 115
Synonyms: Alposelinum Pimenov
Type species: Lomatocarpa korovinii
Type species authors: Pimenov
Type species synonyms: Meum alatum Korovin, nom. illeg.
Number of species: 3
Distribution: Asia (Middle, SW:Afghanistan, Pakistan)
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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; 4.0-7.0 mm long; 3.0-4.0 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs filiform or dorsal ribs keeled; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia flat or stylopodia low conical; styles medium; erect or recurved; 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 obsolete in mature fruit or vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows or 2–5 in each furrow; two on commissural side or 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.