Monographs Details: Rourea induta Planch.
Authority: Forero, Enrique. 1976. A revision of the American species of Rourea subgenus Rourea (Conaraceae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 26 (1): 1-119.
Family:Connaraceae
Scientific Name:Rourea induta Planch.
Description:Species Description - Shrub to 2.5 m high; branchlets terete, striate, brown-pilose or densely brown-villous, lenticeis absent. Leaves imparipinnate, (l-)2-3-jugate; petiole 1-3 cm long, densely brown-villous to sparsely tomentose; rachis 2.5-8(-12) cm long, densely brown-villous to sparsely tomentose. Leaflets 2.5-8 cm long, 2-4 cm broad, ovate or elliptic, coriaceous, the upper and the lower surface tomentose or glabrous, the midrib glabrate or villous above and below, the apex acute or acuminate, the base obtuse, truncate, subcordate or cordate; petiolule 0.1 cm long; venation reticulate, prominulous to prominent on both surfaces; lateral veins 4-7 pairs, diverging from midrib at angles of 40°-80°, anastomosing clearly near margin. Inflorescence paniculate, axillary to pseudoterminal, the rachilla 5-10 cm long, densely brown-pilose or villous; bracts 0.1 cm long. Pedicels articulate, from very short to 0.1 cm long; sepals 0.3 cm long, 0.2 cm broad, ovate, villous or pilose without, pubescent within, the margin ciliate, the apex barbate, acute; petals 0.6-0.7 cm long, 0.1 cm broad, glabrous, free; stamens 10, five short 0.25-0.35 cm long, five long 0.35-0.45 cm long, the tube 0.5-1 mm long; anthers globose; ovary pilose, ca. 0.2-0.25 cm long; style glabrous, ca. 0.12-0.15 cm long; stigma two-lobed. Fruit 1-1.5 cm long, tomentose-villous; calyx in fruit ascending, 0.7 cm long, villous. Seed 0.9 cm long; arilloid 0.4 cm long; testa under arilloid sculptured.