Author: Jan Scholten
Botany: 1 genus, 1 species, Petenaea cordata; Mexico.
In the Apg3 classification Aquilariaceae is include in Thymelaeaceae and placed in the Order Malvales, in the Subclass Malvidae.
In the Plant theory Thymelaeaceae is split off from Malvales and placed in Huerteales. Aquilariaceae is split off from Thymelaeaceae is placed tentatively in Subphase 3.