Monographs Details: Abolboda macrostachya var. angustior Maguire
Authority: Carlquist, Sherwin. 1960. Anatomy of Guayana Xyridaceae: Abutboda, Orectanthe and Achtyplola. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 63-117.
Family:Xyridaceae
Discussion:The outer portion of an inflorescence axis bract consists of spongy chlorenchyma. The adaxial portion of the mesophyll, in which veins are located, consists of non-photosynthetic parenchyma. A few fibers are present on the phloem poles of larger bundles.