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Ormopterum Schischk. in Kom., Fl. URSS. 16: 597. 1950.

Plants biennial or perennial. Roots tuberous. Leaves tripinnate. Umbels compound. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals white. Stylopodium conical; styles thick, divaricate. Fruit oblong; ridges prominent, corky, transversely plicate; furrows 1-vittate, numerous small vittate under the ridges; commissure 2-vittate. Inner seed face plane.

A little known genus of 2 species from Turcomania in USSR and Baluchis┬Čtan in W. Pakistan. Superficially the fruit resembles that of Szovitsia.

Lower Taxon


 

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