Monographs Details: Monnieria
Authority: Cowan, Richard S. 1967. Rutaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 1-14.
Family:Rutaceae
Scientific Name:Monnieria Loefl.
Description:Genus Description - Annual herbs with opposite, digitately trifoliolate leaves. Inflorescence dichasial with two cincinnoid-racemes and a terminal flower at the peduncle apex. Calyx zygomorphic, the 5 sepals unequal in size and shape, imbricate in bud, foliaceous. Corolla zygomorphic, tubular, the lobes unequal, the tube straight. Stamens 5, epipetalous, 2 fertile, the anthers unappendaged. Disk cupular, shallower than the height of the 5-carpellate ovary, the carpels united only in the style. Segments of the fruit 1-5, one-seeded.

Discussion:

Ertela Adans. Fam. 2: 358. 1763.

Aubletia Rich, in Pers. Synop. 2: 638. 1807.

Type species. M . trifolia Loefling.