Monographs Details: Raveniopsis paruana (R.S.Cowan) R.S.Cowan
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1960. The botany of the Guayana highland--Part IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-37.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA: Amazonas: summit of Cerro Parú, Serrania Paru, Feb 1951, Cowan & Wurdack 31:285 (type collection). Apparently endemic to Cerro Paru, growing in thickets in rocky scrubsavanna.


Fig. 15.

Ravenia paruana Cowan, Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 8: 122. Apr 1953.

The solitary flowers of this species separate it from all others in the genus; the strongly hispid character of the vegetative parts is also distinctive.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|