Microsciadium

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Authors: Boiss.
Protologue: Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 3 1: 141
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Microsciadium tenuifolium
Type species authors: Boiss.
Type species note: nom. illeg.
Type species synonyms: Microsciadium minutum (d'Urv.) Briq.
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (SW: Turkey), Europe (SE: Aegaen Isls)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; linear-lanceolate or linear; with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 2.0-2.7 mm long; 0.5-0.6 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs inconspicuous or all primary ribs equal, filiform; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles short; spreading; cell borders indistinct; surface longitudinally sulcate or surface longitudinally 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; 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 are the groups of large cells, radially elongate, above vallecular vittae СЭМ: Границы клеток неразличимы. На ребрах поверхность продольно бороздчатая или продольно морщинистая, в ложбинках поверхность беспорядочно морщинистая. Кутикула струйчатая.