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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Freesieae
Genus: Devia
Goldblatt & J.C. Manning
Species: D. xeromorpha
Binomial name
Devia xeromorpha
Goldblatt & J.C. Manning

Devia is a genus of Iridaceae first described in 1990.[1] It contains only one known species, Devia xeromorpha, endemic to the southwestern part of Cape Province in South Africa.[2]


  1. ^ Peter Goldblatt, John C. Manning (1990). Devia xeromorpha, A New Genus and Species of Iridaceae-Ixioideae from the Cape Province, South Africa. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 77 (2); 359-364.
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families