ⓘ Klattia

                                     

ⓘ Klattia

Klattia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae first described as a genus in 1877. The entire genus is endemic to Cape Province in South Africa. The genus name is a tribute to the German botanist Friedrich Wilhelm Klatt, who significantly advanced the body of knowledge of the family Iridaceae in the 19th century.

Species
  • Klattia partita Baker - southwestern Cape Province.
  • Klattia flava G.J.Lewis Goldblatt - Grabouw.
  • Klattia stokoei L.Guthrie - Kogelberg Mountains.
                                     
  • genera, from South Africa which are the only true shrubs in the family Klattia Nivenia and Witsenia It previously included Aristea, Patersonia and
  • Australia and Madagascar, including the only true shrubs in the family Klattia Nivenia and Witsenia as well as the only myco - heterotroph Geosiris