Monographs Details: Xyris lugubris 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 lugubris Malme
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Confined to the high sandstone mountains of Amazonas, Venezuela, viz., the Cerros Sipapo, Paru, Huachamacari, Duida, and Neblina, and doubtfully from the Chimanta Massif, Bolivar.

Discussion:

Type. Summit Peak No. 7, alt. 7100 ft, Cerro Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela, Tate 639 (holotype NY).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|