Monographs Details: Abolboda sprucei Malme
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
Scientific Name:Abolboda sprucei Malme
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution : known only from savannas of the Rio Guainia in both Venezuela and Colombia. Specimens examined: art fluincn, Guainia c. Rio Negro, supra ostium fluminis Casiquiare, Spruce 3456 (holotype K, isotypes S, P, photo NY). COLOMBIA: Puerto Colombia (opposite Venezuelan town of Mania), Schultes, Baker ty- Cabrera 18177 (holotype A. nchultesii, COL); 18182 (COL). VENEZUELA: perennial herb with conspicuous bracts subtending the spikes, frequent, sabanita 1 km east Maroa at 125 m alt., April 16, 1953, Maguire & Wurdack 35688; herb with pale blue flowers, sabanita, Maroa, Nov 25, 1953, Magnire, Wurdack & Bunting 36419.

Discussion:

Abolboda schnltesii Idrobo & Smith, Caldasia 6: 246. 1954.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|