Cephalorhizum in Trudy Turkestansk. Naucn. Obsc. 1: 39. 1923 sec. Kubitzki (1993b)
Two(?) species from Afghanistan and Central Asia. One species was sampled (C. coelicolor (Rech. f.) Rech. f.) and found in a clade together with Acantholimon acerosum (Willd.) Boiss. and Dictyolimon macrorrhabdos (Boiss.) Rech. f. (Lledó & al. 2005). Sequence data for C. turcomanicum Popov were generated by Akhani & al. (2013).