Monographs Details: Xyris stenostachya 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
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Frequent in moist sandy soil at low altitudes, chiefly above the Great Bend of the Orinoco. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: La Urbana, Maguire & Maguire 28989. Amazonas: Puerto Ayacucho, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 29243, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36037; Yapacana Savanna, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30787; Cerro San Borja, Wurdack & Monachino 39845; Salto de Humito, Rio Villacoa, Wurdack & Monachino 41164.

Discussion:Type. Among rock outcrops, alt. 100 m, Sanariapo, Rio Orinoco, Amazonas, Venezuela, Steyermark 58437 (isotype NY).
Distribution:Venezuela South America|