Kermadecia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Proteaceae. The genus comprises five species, all endemic to New Caledonia.[1][2] Its closest relatives are Sleumerodendron (New Caledonia) and Turrillia (Fiji, Vanuatu),[3] of which the species have once been placed in Kermadecia.

Kermadecia rotundifolia.jpg
Kermadecia rotundifolia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Subfamily: Grevilleoideae
Tribe: Macadamieae
Subtribe: Gevuininae
Genus: Kermadecia
Brongn. & Gris
Kermadecia sinuata - MHNT



  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. ^ Hopkins, H.C.F. & Y. Pillon (2019). Kermadecia brinoniae (Proteaceae: Macadamieae), a new species from New Caledonia previously confused with K. elliptica. In English, English and French abstracts. Candollea 74: 85–92. DOI:
  3. ^ 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.