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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Myrtaceae
Genus: Kanakomyrtus
Species: K. dawsoniana – K. longipetiolata – K. mcphersonii – K. myrtopsisoides – K. prominens – K. revoluta

Kanakomyrtus N.Snow, Syst. Bot. 34: 330 (2009)

Type species: Kanakomyrtus myrtopsidoides (Guillaumin) N.Snow, Syst. Bot. 34: 331 (2009)


Snow, N. 2009. Kanakomyrtus (Myrtaceae): a new endemic genus from New Caledonia with linear stigma lobes and baccate fruits. Systematic Botany 34(2): 330–344. DOI: 10.1600/036364409788606253
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Kanakomyrtus. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 31 2016.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2016. Kanakomyrtus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 31. Reference page.
Kanakomyrtus is a genus of evergreen shrubs in the myrtle family Myrtaceae described as a genus in 2009.[1][2] The entire genus is endemic to New Caledonia.[3] It is related to Archirhodomyrtus amd Rhodomyrtus.[4]


Kanakomyrtus dawsoniana N.Snow
Kanakomyrtus longipetiolata N.Snow
Kanakomyrtus mcphersonii N.Snow
Kanakomyrtus myrtopsidoides (Guillaumin) N.Snow
Kanakomyrtus prominens N.Snow
Kanakomyrtus revoluta N.Snow


Snow, Neil Wilton. 2009. Systematic Botany 34(2): 330-340
Tropicos, Kanakomyrtus N. Snow
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Snow, N., J. McFadden, T. M. Evans, A. M. Salywon, M. F. Wojciechowski, and P. G. Wilson (2011). Morphological and Molecular Evidence of Polyphyly in Rhodomyrtus (Myrtaceae: Myrteae). Systematic Botany 36 (2): 390–404.

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