Zaleya

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Zaleya

Zaleya Burm.f., Fl. Ind.: 110. 1768 sec. Hartmann 20171
  • 1. Hartmann, H. E. K. 2017 – In: Hartmann, H. E. K., Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Aizoaceae, ed. 2. – Berlin: Springer
  • 2. Hartmann, H. E. K. 2017 – In: Hartmann, H. E. K., Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Aizoaceae, ed. 2. – Berlin: Springer
  • =Zallia Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. 1832, 3: 74. 1832, nom. superfl., syn. sec. Hartmann 20175,3,4
  • 3. orth. var., 4. Kew WCVP (2019), 5. Hartmann, H. E. K. 2017 – In: Hartmann, H. E. K., Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Aizoaceae, ed. 2. – Berlin: Springer

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The genus is monophyletic and belongs to Sesuvioideae where it is sister to Sesuvium (Bohley & al. 2015). Zaleya is a C4 genus and distributed in East Africa, southern Asia and Australia. It contains seven spp. (Hartmann 2011b).