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Gisekiaceae Nakai in J. Jap. Bot. 18(3): 102. 1942 sec. APG IV [Angiosperm Phylogeny Group] 20161
  • 1. APG IV [Angiosperm Phylogeny Group] 2016: APG IV: An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181(1): 1-20.


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).A


A. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazan, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler, R., Ocampo, G. & Ochoterena, H. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383