Monographs Details: Xyris teinosperma Idrobo & L.B.Sm.
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 inundable savannas at low altitudes; drainage of the Alto Orinoco and Upper Rio Negro. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Cerro Yapoboda, Schultes & Cabrera 14384 (COL), 19972 (COL); Puerto Colombia, Schultes 18188 (COL); Cerro de Caiienda, Garcia-Barriga 15063A (COL); Rio Parana Pichuna, Schultes & Cabrera 19942; Puerto Colombia, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41838 (NY, US, VEN). VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Yapacana Savannas, Rio Orinoco, Maguire dc Wurdack 34564, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36559A, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41548; Sabana El Venado, Cano Pimichin, Rio Guainia, Maguire, Wurdack dc Bunting 36319, Wurdack & Adderley 43293; Sabana, Maroa, Rio Guainia, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41758.

Discussion:

Type. Yapoboda, Vaupes, Colombia, 10 Dec 1943, P. H. Allen 3195 (holotype COL, isotype MO).

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|