Monographs Details: Abolboda macrostachya Spruce ex Malme var. macrostachya
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1958. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part III. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-156.
Family:Xyridaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Specimens examined: VENEZUELA: Amazonas: savanna near Base Camp, Cerro Sipapo, at 130 m alt., Maguire & Politi 27957, 28043, 28069; Yapacana Savanna III, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30467, 30888; Cerro Moriche, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30928, 30990; Esmeralda Savanna, Spruce 3229 (holotype S, isotypes NY, F), Tate 244, Steyermark 57838 (F, NY), Maguire & Wurdack 34697. COLOMBIA: Vaupes: Savanna de Yapoboda, Allen 3205 (COL); Kanenda, Garcia-Barriga 15055 (COL), 15061 (COL); Yapoboda, Schultes 18494 (COL), 20053 (COL) ; Kanenda, Schultes & Cabrera 1836 (COL); Pichuna, Schultes & Cabrera 19905 (COL); savanna west of Cacagual, Rio Atabapo, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36287; Rio Caqueta, Araracuara, Garcia-Barriga 4" Schultes 14162 (COL).

Discussion:

A. macrostachya Spruce ex Malme, Bih. Sv. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 26. (Afd. 3. No. 19) : 15. 1901.

Type: prope Esmeralda, ad flumen Orinoco, Dec 1853, Spruce 3229.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America|