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The Sapindales are an order of flowering plants, included among the rosid subgroup of dicotyledons. The following families are typical of newer classifications:

Under the older Cronquist system, some of the Sapindaceae were placed in separate families Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae, and the following families were added to the order:

The Nitrariaceae were included within the Zygophyllaceae, and the Kirkiaceae within the Simaroubaceae.