Schemes (A, C) and cross-sections of the achenes (B, D). A, B Geropogon hybridus (Geropogon clade), B from Seregin & Privalova A-692 (MW0752412) C, D Epilasia mirabilis (Epilasia clade), D from Furse 5920 (LE). Designation of the colours in A and C: yellow – thin-walled parenchyma, orange – mechanical subepidermal parenchyma, pink (C) – sclerenchyma obliquely orientated in the region of the wings; red – sclerenchyma (of parallel orientation); blue – seed coat (large in Geropogon and tiny in Epilasia); violet dots (A, C) – vestiges of vascular bundles in the seed coat; green – endosperm; small white areas in (A) – air cavities; central white area – seed hollow.

  Part of: Zaika MA, Kilian N, Jones K, Krinitsina AA, Nilova MV, Speranskaya AS, Sukhorukov AP (2020) Scorzonera sensu lato (Asteraceae, Cichorieae) – taxonomic reassessment in the light of new molecular phylogenetic and carpological analyses. PhytoKeys 137: 1-85.