Changium

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Authors: H.Wolff
Protologue: Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni Veget. 19: 314
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Changium smyrnioides
Type species authors: H.Wolff
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (E: China)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 3.3-3.6 mm long; 1.6-2.0 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs inconspicuous or all primary ribs equal, filiform; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; linear; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface irregularly rugate; cuticle striate with straight striae; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; vittae vallecular and commissural; 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm with broad, deep groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность беспорядочно морщинистая. кутикула струйчатая.