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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Proteales

Familia: Proteaceae
Subfamilia: Grevilleoideae
Tribus: Macadamieae
Subtribus: Gevuininae
Genus: Kermadecia
Species: K. elliptica – K. pronyensis – K. rotundifolia – K. sinuata

Paleospecies: †K. merytifolia

Kermadecia Brongn. & Gris Bull. Soc. Bot. France 10: 228. (1863)

Type species: Kermadecia rotundifolia Brongn. & Gris Bull. Soc. Bot. France 10: 228. (1863)


Brongniart, A.T. & Gris, J.A.A. (1863) Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 10: 228. BHL
Holden, A.M. 1982: Fossil Lauraceae and Proteaceae from the Longford Formation, Murchison, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 12(1): 79–90. DOI: 10.1080/03036758.1982.10427169 Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Kermadecia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 2 2015.
Mast, A.R., Willis, C.L., Jones, E.H., Downs, K.M. & Weston, P.H. 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(7): 843–870. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.0700006 Reference page. 2015. Kermadecia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 2.

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 brinoniae H.C.Hopkins & Pillon
Kermadecia elliptica Brongn. & Gris
Kermadecia pronyensis (Guillaumin) Guillaumin
Kermadecia rotundifolia Brongn. & Gris
Kermadecia sinuata Brongn. & Gris


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.
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:
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.

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