Author: Jan Scholten
Clades: Celastrales; Fabidae; Fabanae; Angiospermae; Plants.
Genus: 1, Brunellia; ± 54 species.
Region: southern Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and South America.
In the Apg classification Brunelliaceae is a Family in Oxalidales.
In the Plant theory Brunelliaceae is a placed in Elaeocarpaceae, to which it is most near, together with Cephalotaceae. This placement is tentative as there is no homeopathic information of the plants in Brunelliaceae.