English: Stickleaf family.
Botany: 15–20; 200–260; annual, biennial and perennial herbs, few shrubs and small trees.
In the Apg3 classification Loasaceae is placed in the Order Cornales. Loasaceae is closely related to Hydrangeaceae.
In the Plant theory Loasaceae is treated in the same way in Cornales. Loasaceae is placed in Subphase 1.