Botany: 12 genera, 404 species; Australia, Scaevola pantropical; arid and semi-arid climates.
Genera: Anthotium, Brunonia, Coopernookia, Crossotoma, Dampiera, Diaspasis, Goodenia, Lechenaultia, Pentaptilon, Scaevola, Selliera, Symphyobasis.
Goodeniaceae was difficult to place in the past and was sometimes placed in Gentianales. The Apg3 classification has placed it in Campanulales.
The Campanulales are in Phase 3. Goodeniaceae is in Subphase 6.