Monographs Details: Xyris applanata Idrobo & L.C.Sm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Known otherwise only by Schultes & Cabrera 13401, collected at the type locality.

Discussion:Type. Cerro Isibukuri, Rio Kananari, Vaupes, Colombia, Schultes dc Cabrera 14466 (holotype COL, isotype NY, US).