Ammoides

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Authors: Adans.
Protologue: Fam. Pl. 2
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Ammoides pusilla
Type species authors: (Brot.) Breist.
Type species synonyms: Ammoides verticillata (Desf.) Briq.
Number of species: Not specified
Distribution: No distribution
Bibl.: No bibliography
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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