The genus is placed alone in family Aphanopetalaceae, which is in turn now placed in order Saxifragales. Until recently this family was placed in Oxalidales, and before that the genus was included in family Cunoniaceae, also within Oxalidales. There are two species:
- Aphanopetalum clematideum (Harv.) Domin, endemic to limestone cliffs of south western Australia
- Aphanopetalum resinosum Endl. - gum vine, endemic to southern Queensland and New South Wales
- Christenhusz, M. J. M. & Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. Magnolia Press. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1.
- Kubitzki, K. (2007), Flowering Plants. Eudicots. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Springer, p. 523, ISBN 978-3-540-32214-6
- "Aphanopetalum". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2007-12-03.
- "Aphanopetalum". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
- Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. "Aphanopetalum". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Retrieved 2007-12-03.
- Aphanopetalaceae in Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards).
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