Basella, Sp. Pl. 1: 272. 1753 sec. Eriksson (2007)
- =Gandola, Sylva Tellur.: 60. 1838 syn. sec. Eriksson (2007)
One species, B. paniculata Volkens, is morphologically deviating in Basella, and may be better placed in a genus of its own. A phylogenetic analysis based on morphological data gave inconclusive results regarding its placement (Eriksson 2007).