Holosteum, Sp. Pl. 1: 88. 1753 sec. Bittrich (1993c)
Three to four species of temperate Eurasia. While Harbaugh & al. (2010) found that Holosteum and Moenchia were sister taxa, Greenberg & Donoghue (2011) found Holosteum and Dichodon to be sisters with that clade a sister to the clade that included Cerastium and Moenchia.