Monographs Details: Xyris albescens Steyerm.
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 albescens Steyerm.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Known only by the type collection.

Discussion:

Type. Ptari-tepui, Gran Sabana, Bolivar, Venezuela, alt. 2000 m, Steyermark 59734 (isotype NY).

Doubtfully distinct from X. decussata.