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.
Family:Xyridaceae
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.

Discussion:

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

Type. Suriname, Weigelt.

Distribution:Guyana South America|