Mogoltavia

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Authors: Korovin
Protologue: Bot. Mat. Herb. Inst. Bot. et Zool. Acad. Sci. Uzbek. 8: 11
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Mogoltavia severzovii
Type species authors: (Regel) Korovin
Type species synonyms: Carum severzovii Regel
Number of species: 2
Distribution: Asia (Middle)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 5.0-6.0 mm long; 3.0-4.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs filiform; marginal ribs narrow-winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma partly composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows or 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 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: vittae disposed on dorsal mericarp side into two layers: outer layer of big solitary ducts, inner layer of numerous small ducts, anastomosing one with other