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Authors: L.
Protologue: Sp. Pl. ed. 1: 242
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Artedia squamata
Type species authors: L.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Europe (Cyprus), Asia (SW)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; orbicular; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 10.0-18.0 mm long; 10.0-18.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary and secondary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; secondary ribs filiform or secondary ribs winged; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles short; spreading; cell borders distinct or cell borders indistinct; surface foveolate-tuberculate; cells isodiametric or cells elongated; anticlinal walls convex or anticlinal walls concave or anticlinal walls as narrow grooves above the middle lamella; outer cell walls flat or outer cell walls convex; exocarp cells small; commissure intermediate; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp with continuous sclerenchyma layer; vascular bundles compact; vittae obsolete in mature fruit; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; crystals obsolete; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: secondary mericarp ribs are different: marginal broad, winged, lobed, dorsal filiform to subinconspicuous СЭМ: На теле плода границы клеток местами неразличимы, и поверхность бугорчато-ямчатая, местами различимы 15-20 х 20-40 мкм, клетки изодиаметрические или удлиненные, антиклинальные стенки выпуклые, вогнутые или с узкой бороздкой, наружные периклинальные стенки плоские или слегка выпуклые. На лопастях крыла границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность продольно морщинистая.