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Two genera and 23 species (Africa, S Asia and
Australia), with one genus and 17 species native to southern Africa.
Members of this family were previously placed in the Molluginaceae.
Genera native to southern Africa
of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).
About 26 species (Africa, S Asia) of
which 17 are native to southern Africa.