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Adans.Protologue: Fam. Pl.
2Synonyms: No synonymsType species: Ammoides pusilla
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Type species synonyms: Ammoides verticillata (Desf.) Briq.
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with entire carpophore; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 1.2-1.5 mm long; 0.5-0.7 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles short; recurved; exocarp cells small; commissure intermediate; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; 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:
there is a row of big cells, radially elongate, above vallecular vittae