Content: harman alkaloids; linans; neolignans; anthroquinones.
DD: Iron series.
In the Apg3 classification Zygophyllaceae is one of the 2 Families of Zygophyllales, together with Kramericaeae. In the Cronquist classification Zygophyllaceae was placed in Sapindales.
In the Plant theory Zygophyllales is incorporated in Fabales. Zygophyllaceae is placed in Subphase 6.