Gisekia was excluded from Aizoaceae and raised to family level by Nakai (1942). Recent molecular studies support the family status and show an isolated position of Gisekiaceae within core-Caryophyllales (Brockington & al. 2009; Schäfferhoff & al. 2009; Crawley & Hilu 2012; Bissinger & al. 2014).
Gisekiaceae in J. Jap. Bot. 18: 102. 1942 sec. APG III (2009)
- Type: Gisekia