Author: Jan Scholten
Botany: 3 genera: Nitraria, Peganum and Tetradiclis; 16 species; Central Asia, North Africa, Southern Europe.
Nitrariaceae is one of the smaller Families in the Sapindales in the Apg3 classifcation. Peganaceae and Tetradiclidaceae are included in Nitrariaceae.
In the Plant theory Nitrariaceae is placed in Subphase 5.