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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Lachnocapsa
Species: L. spathulata
Binomial name
Lachnocapsa spathulata

Lachnocapsa spathulata is a species of flowering plant in the Brassicaceae family, and the only species in the genus Lachnocaspa.[1] It is found only on Socotra, Yemen.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and rocky areas.[2]


  1. ^ a b O. Appel & I. A. Al-Shehbaz (2003). "Cruciferae". In Klaus Kubitzki & Clemens Bayer. Flowering Plants, Dicotyledons: Malvales, Capparales, and Non-Betalain Caryophyllales. The families and genera of vascular plants. 5. Springer. pp. 75–174. ISBN 978-3-540-42873-2. 
  2. ^ A. Miller (2004). "Lachnocapsa spathulata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved July 20, 2007.