Monographs Details: Abolboda acicularis Idrobo & L.B.Sm.
Authority: Carlquist, Sherwin. 1960. Anatomy of Guayana Xyridaceae: Abutboda, Orectanthe and Achtyplola. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 63-117.
Discussion:(fig. 57). The adaxial face of the sepal is composed of thick-walled sclerenchyma; the pattern of distribution parallels the outline of the bract; the portion adaxial to the keel contains the single vascular bundle. The outer face of the bract contains spherical chlorenchyma cells; a small zone of non-photosynthetic parenchyma is present in the keel.