A family of 7 to 9 genera and perhaps 100-220 species, in the seasonal tropics, especially Africa; three genera occur naturally in Australia.
Molineria - A genus of about seven species in SE Asia, Malesia and Australia; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Henderson (1987).
Henderson, R.J.F. in George, A.S. (Ed) (1987), Flora of Australia 45: 192-193