Monographs Details: Xyris surinamensis Spreng.
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. Plants of sandy savannas, more often at low altitudes but reaching elevations of 800 m. Common and widespread in coastal Guiana and in Guayana. Variable in density of pubescence; the strongly pubescent or lanate forms have been called X. eriophylla Reichb., merely because of the significance of the specific epithet.


X. eriophylla Eeichb. in PI. Exs. Weigelt 1827 (?).

Type. Suriname, Weigelt.

Distribution:Guyana South America|