Author: Jan Scholten
Botany: 1 genus, Tepuianthus; 7 species; Guayana, Venezuela.
In the Apg3 classification Tepuianthaceae is included in Thymelaeaceae and placed in the Order Malvales, in the Subclass Malvidae. Formerly Tepuianthaceae was included in Celastrales and Rutaceae.
In the Plant theory Thymelaeaceae is split off from Malvales and placed in Huerteales. Tepuianthaceae is split off from Thymelaeaceae is placed tentatively in Subphase 7.