Xyridaceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León

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The Xyridaceae family in Peru are represented by 11 species in the genus Xyris (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993; Ulloa Ulloa et al., 2004), all herbs. Here we recognize one endemic taxon. This endemic taxon is found in grasslands of the Paramo region, at 3300 m elevation. It has not yet been reported from one of Peru's protected areas.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)894s
Number of pages1
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006


  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Peru
  • Xyridaceae


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