Monographs Details: Xyris subuniflora 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 subuniflora Malme
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Delicate, often cespitose plants of moist sandy areas at low altitude. SURINAME. Splitberger 990 (holotype). BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Savanna (ace. Sandw.), Sandwith 1373 (K). VENEZUELA. Rio Yatua margins just above Piedra Arauicaua, Amazonas, Maguire, Wurdack d> Maguire 41629. COLOMBIA. Cano del Caribe, Rio Guainia, 2° 45'N-67° 50'W, Vaupes, Schultes, Baker d; Cabrera 18276-A (COL, US).

Discussion:

X. capillaris Steyermark, non Malme. Type. Swampy rills in Esmeralda Savanna, Amazonas, Venezuela, Steyermark 57835 (isotype NY).

Type. In arenosis humidis, Suriname, Splitberger 990 (L).

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