Ledebouriella

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Authors: H.Wolff
Protologue: in Engler, Pflanzenreich 43: 191
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Ledebouriella multiflora
Type species authors: (Ledeb.) H.Wolff
Type species synonyms: Rumia multiflora Ledeb.
Number of species: 2
Distribution: (Asia (Central)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with entire carpophore; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; covered by wart-like outgrowths; 4.0-5.0 mm long; 1.8-2.5 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled; mericarp ribs straight; with toothed margin; calyx teeth prominent; short; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; spreading; cell borders distinct; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls convex; outer cell walls concave; cuticle striate with straight striae; exocarp cells small; commissure intermediate; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; most of mesocarp composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts large, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; endosperm with broad, shallow groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: vascular bundles with two clearly distiguished groups of vessels СЭМ: Границы клеток различимы, клетки изодиаметрические, антиклинальные стенки выпуклые, наружные периклинальные вогнутые, кутикула струйчатая.