Monographs Details: Xyris witsenioides Oliv.
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 witsenioides Oliv.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Caulescent loose-tussock plants at high altitudes, the densely imbricate leaves forming broad frond-like plates. Venezuelan Guayana; frequent on the tepuis of the Gran Sabana and Cerro Neblina, Amazonas.

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Type. Mt. Roraima [Venezuela], im Thurn 240 (K).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|