Chaerophyllum

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Authors: L.
Protologue: Sp. Pl. ed. 1: 258
Synonyms: Lindera Adans. , nom. rejic., Rhynchostylis Tausch, Bellia Bubani, Golenkinianthe Koso-Pol.
Type species: Chaerophyllum temulum
Type species authors: L.
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 45
Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa (NW, N), N America (adv.)
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic or lanceolate or linear-lanceolate; with carpophore bifid to the base or with carpophore bifid to the middle; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; glabrous; 4.0-17.0 mm long; 0.7-3.0 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally or terete; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, filiform or all primary ribs equal, keeled; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent or calyx teeth obsolete; short; triangular; stylopodia flat or stylopodia low conical or stylopodia conical; styles short or styles medium; erect or spreading or recurved; cell borders distinct or cell borders indistinct; surface smooth or surface irregularly rugate or surface foveolate-tuberculate or surface undulate; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls convex; outer cell walls flat or outer cell walls concave; cuticle smooth or cuticle sparse striate or cuticle striate with straight striae or cuticle sparse rugulate; exocarp cells small; commissure broad, exocarp interrupted near edges of marginal ribs; inner fibrous mesocarp present, continous or 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 with broad, shallow groove on commissural side or endosperm with narrow, deep groove on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: fruits cylindrical; mericarp ribs obtuse, prominent; under exocarp there is hypodermal collenchyma; vallecular bundles broad, with numerous screrenchyma cells СЭМ: Границы клеток местами неразличимы, поверхность гладкая, волнистая, ямчато-бугорчатая, беспорядочно морщинистая. Где границы различимы – клетки изодиаметрические, с выпуклыми антиклинальными стенками, плоскими или вдавленными наружными периклинальными стенками. Кутикула гладкая (или с редкими бугорками), расставленно-струйчатая, струйчатая, расставленно морщинистая.