|Common Names - fig-marigold family, ice plant family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Martynov.||Total Number of genera -|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 135|
|Plant forms - Most are herbs|
|World Distribution - Most species (96 %, 1782 species in 132 genera) in this family are endemic to arid or semi-arid parts of southern Africa, but a few are from Australia and the Central Pacific|
|Comments - Most fig-marigolds are herbaceous, rarely somewhat wood|
|1 - Carpobrotus.|
2 - Lampranthus.