Monographs Details: Abolboda ciliata Maguire & Wurdack
Authority: Carlquist, Sherwin. 1960. Anatomy of Guayana Xyridaceae: Abutboda, Orectanthe and Achtyplola. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 63-117.
Family:Xyridaceae
Discussion:(fig. 59). The sepal of this species contains sclerenchyma, which is present on the adaxial face and extends toward the keel, where it encloses the midvein. An additional strand of sclerenchyma is present in the most abaxial portion of the keel. Chlorenchyma occurs on the abaxial face of the bract.