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Genus: Lachnaea

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Malvales > Family: Thymelaeaceae

Lachnaea sp. Photographed in Coastal fynbos, Kleinmond Nature Reserve (Western Cape, South Africa).


Forty species, endemic to South Africa (in Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape).

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Lachnaea alpina


Lachnaea aurea


Lachnaea axillaris


Lachnaea burchellii


Lachnaea capitata


Lachnaea densiflora


Lachnaea diosmoides


Lachnaea elsieae


Lachnaea ericoides


Lachnaea eriocephala


Lachnaea filamentosa


Lachnaea filicaulis


Lachnaea funicaulis


Lachnaea globulifera


Lachnaea glomerata


Lachnaea gracilis


Lachnaea grandiflora


Lachnaea greytonensis


Lachnaea laniflora


Lachnaea laxa


Lachnaea leipoldtii


Lachnaea macrantha


Lachnaea marlothii


Lachnaea montana


Lachnaea naviculifolia


Lachnaea nervosa


Lachnaea oliverorum


Lachnaea pedicellata


Lachnaea pendula


Lachnaea penicillata


Lachnaea pomposa


Lachnaea pudens


Lachnaea pusilla


Lachnaea rupestris


Lachnaea ruscifolia


Lachnaea sociorum


Lachnaea stokoei


Lachnaea striata


Lachnaea uniflora


Lachnaea villosa




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