Kewa in Phytotaxa 181(4): 240. 2014 sec. Maarten & al. (2014)
Eight species, distributed in Africa and Saint Helena; checklist of species in Christenhusz & al. (2014). These species were formerly included in Hypertelis (Molluginaceae) but have been shown to occupy an isolated position in Caryophyllales (Christin & al. 2011).