Ormosolenia

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Authors: Tausch
Protologue: Flora 17: 348
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Ormosolenia cretica
Type species authors: Tausch
Type species note: nom. illeg.
Type species synonyms: Ormosolenia alpina (Sieber ex Schultes) Pimenov, Sison alpinus Sieber ex Schultes
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Europe (SE: Crete), Asia (SW)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 5.0-7.0 mm long; 3.0-4.0 mm broad; strongly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; dorsal ribs inconspicuous; marginal ribs winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia low conical; styles short; recurved; cell borders indistinct; surface smooth or surface longitudinally sulcate or surface undulate; cuticle striate with straight striae; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp present, continous; mesocarp parenchyma partly composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae cyclic; rib sectetory ducts small, present in some ribs only; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: parenchyma cells with lignified pitted walls only in marginal ribs СЭМ: Границы клеток неразличимы, поверхность ровная, волнистая, продольно бороздчатая. Кутикула струйчатая (параллельно оси плода)