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Kermadecia rotundifolia.jpg
Kermadecia rotundifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Kermadecia
Kermadecia sinuata - MHNT

Kermadecia is a genus of flowering plants in family Proteaceae. The genus comprises four species, all endemic to New Caledonia.[1] Its closest relatives are Sleumerodendron (New Caledonia) and Turrillia (Fiji, Vanuatu),[2] of which the species have once been placed in Kermadecia.



  1. ^ Virot, R. (1967). Protéacées. In Flore de La Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, edited by A. Aubréville, 2:1–254. Paris: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle.
  2. ^ Mast, A. R., C. L. Willis, E. H. Jones, K. M. Downs, and P. H. Weston. (2008) A Smaller Macadamia from a More Vagile Tribe: Inference of Phylogenetic Relationships, Divergence Times, and Diaspore Evolution in Macadamia and Relatives (Tribe Macadamieae; Proteaceae). American Journal of Botany 95, no. 7 : 843–70.