Chamaele

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Authors: Miq.
Protologue: Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Batav. 3: 59
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Chamaele tenera
Type species authors: Miq.
Type species synonyms: Chamaele decumbens (Thunb.) Makino
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (E: Japan)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.8-4.1 mm long; 0.6-0.8 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; vittae obsolete in mature fruit; rib sectetory ducts small, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.