Monographs Details: Xyris spruceana Malme
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Family:Xyridaceae
Scientific Name:Xyris spruceana Malme
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Occasional in moist sandy places, chiefly savannas, at alt. 100- 300 m ; drainage of the upper Rio Negro and its tributaries in Amazonian Venezuela and Colombia, viz., the Casiquiari, Guainia, Apaporis, Içana, and Vaupes.

Discussion:

Type. Ad fluv. Guainia v Rio Negro supra ostium fluvensis Casiquiari, in 1854, Spruce 2993 (isotype NY).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America|