Monographs Details: Xyris scabridula Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Known only by the type collection, and Steyermark & Wurdack 1010 obtained on the Chimanta Massif, Bolivar

Discussion:Type. Stems dark black green, around rills on rocky dry ridge top, Brocchinia Hills, alt. 1700-1900 m, Cerro Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela, Steyermark 58168 (isotype NY).
Distribution:Venezuela South America|