Malephora in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 81: 12. 1927 sec. Hartmann (2001b)
- =Crocanthus in Fl. Pl. South Africa 7: 255. 1927 syn. sec. Hartmann (1993)
- =Hymenocyclus in Möller's Deutsche Gärtn.-Zeitung 42: 27. 1927 syn. sec. Hartmann (1993)
The genus includes 16 species, but lacks a taxonomic revision. Since the group is rather homogenous, further sampling is likely to confirm the monophyly of the genus with the species currently included.