Monographs Details: Xyris guianensis Steud.
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 guianensis Steud.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Southern Venezuela south to Goias, Brazil. BRAZIL. Rio Braneo: Shuurutirin Savanna, Guppy 549A [F. D. 7564A] (NY). VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Sabana de Triana, 50 km suroeste de El Dorado, Steyermark 89680 (NY); 30 km below La Urbana, Rio Orinoco, Maguire & Maguire 29084; Uriman, Steyermark & Wurdack 44.

Discussion:

X. gardneri Malme, Bihang Sv. Vet.-akad. Handl. 26, Afd. 3 (19) :8. pl. 1, f. 1. 1901. Ceara, Brazil, Gardner 1058.

Type. "British Guiana,'' Rich. Schomburgk 1058 (K).

Distribution:Brazil South America| Venezuela South America|