Sphaerosciadium

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Authors: Pimenov & Kljuykov
Protologue: Bot. Zhurn. 66, 4: 480
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Sphaerosciadium denaense
Type species authors: (Schischk.) Pimenov & Kljuykov
Type species synonyms: Danaa denaensis Schischk.
Number of species: 1
Distribution: Asia (Middle)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; orbicular; with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 2.7-3.0 mm long; 2.5-3.0 mm broad; terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs inconspicuous; calyx teeth obsolete; stylopodia flat; styles medium; recurved; 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 or 2–5 in each furrow; 4–10 on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm with mushroom-like groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.