Monographs Details: Xyris lacerata Pohl ex Seub.
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. "Widely distributed, Colombia and Venezuela to Peru and central Brazil, to alt. 1500 m. Common in Guayana usually in savannas at low altitudes. Venezuelan records follow. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Ciudad Piar, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 35834; Hato la Vergareña, Rio Chiguirete, 11 Oct 1954, Wurdack & Guppy 20; morichal east of Rio Orinoco, between Rio Horeda and Cerro Gavilan, Wurdack & Monachino 39951, 39952. Amazonas: Esmeralda, Tate 184 (NY), 263 (NY), Croizat 115 (NY, VEN), Steyermark 57865 (NY); Sanariapo, Steyermark 58474 (NY).

Discussion:Type. Goias, Brazil, Pohl.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|