Sivadasania

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Authors: Mohanan & Pimenov
Protologue: Bot. Zhurn. 92, 6: 90
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Sivadasania josephiana
Type species authors: (Wadhwa & Chowdhery) Mohanan & Pimenov
Type species synonyms: Peucedanum josephianum Wadhwa & Chowdhery
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (trop.: S India)
Bibl.: No bibliography
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 5.0-6.0 mm long; 2.8-3.2 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, keeled; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; equal to stylopodium; triangular; stylopodia low conical; styles short or styles medium; spreading; exocarp cells small; commissure narrow, exocarp almost reaches carpophore; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; mesocarp parenchyma not lignified; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts small, present in all ribs; endocarp not lignified; endosperm with narrow, deep groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.