Monographs Details: Rauia
Authority: Cowan, Richard S. 1967. Rutaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 1-14.
Scientific Name:Rauia
Description:Genus Description - Shrub with alternate, unifoliolate leaves, the leaflets sessile or shortly petiolulate. Inflorescences terminal, paniculate. Calyx small, cainpanulate, shortly 4- or 5-toothed, the corolla lobes united loosely at the base, patent, valvate. Stamens 4 or 5, the upper 2 shorter and fertile, the lower ones longer and sterile, the anther connectives prolonged in a short mucro, the anthers unappendaged. Disk shortly 5-toothed, the stigma clavate; ovary 4- or 5-Iobed, each locule with two superposed ovules. Segments of the fruits separate from each other, subtrigonous, transversely rugose, one-seeded.


Type species. R. resinosa Nees &: Martius.