Monographs Details: Xyris garcia-barrigae L.B.Sm. & Idrobo
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
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Wet savannas at low altitude, Colombian and Venezuelan Amazonas. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Savannas, alt. 4500 ft, in cumbre of Cerro Moriche, Rio Ventuari, Maguire, Cowan do Wurdack 30936A; Sabana de Moyo, right bank, Rio Orinoco, 10 km above mouth Rio Ventuari, Wurdack & Adderley 43711. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Cerro Yapoboda, Schultes & Cabrera 14234 (COL), Schultes, Baker & Cabrera 18495 (COL), Allen 3207 (COL); Rio Parana Pichuna, Schultes dc Cabrera 19924 (COL, NY), 19947 (COL); savannas 1 km w Cacagual, Rio Atabapo, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36291.

Discussion:

Type. Sabana de la Angostura, alt. ca. 400 m, Rio Caqueta, Araracuara, 21 Dec 1951, Amazonas, Colombia, H. Garcia-Barriga d) R. E. Schidtes 14168 (holotype COL, isotype US).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America|