Monographs Details: Xyris longiceps 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 longiceps Malme
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Moist sandy savannas. SURINAME. Tafelberg, Maguire 24259; Zanderij, Maguire 23673, 23718. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Esmeralda, Tate 301 (NY), Steyermark 58407 (NY) ; Serrania Paru, Phelps d- Hitchcock 461 (NY). COLOMBIA. Yurupari, Rio Vaupes, Garcia-Barriga 14936 (COL, NY, US); Araracuara Savannas, Rio Caqueta, Maguire, Ma(/uire & Fernandez 44127 (COL, NY, US), 44162 (COL, NY, US). BRAZIL. Amazonas (var. polystachya Smith & Downs).

Discussion:

Type. In arenosis inundatis, Suriname, Splitgerber 978 (L).

Distribution:Suriname South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Brazil South America|