Taxonavigation: Laurales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Laurales

Familia: Monimiaceae
Subfamilia: Mollinedioideae
Genus: Kairoa
Species: K. endressiana – K. suberosa – K. villosa



Kairoa Philipson Blumea 26(2): 368. (1980)

Note: Renner & Takeuchi (2009) transferred Faika villosa to this genus as K. villosa, however this has not yet appeared in Tropicos (2016) and is unresolved in The Plant List (2016).


  • Philipson, W.R. 1980. Blumea 26(2): 368.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2016. Kairoa. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 11 2016.
  • Renner, S.S. & Takeuchi, W.N. 2009. A phylogeny and revised circumscription for Kairoa (Monimiaceae), with the description of a new species from Papua New Guinea. Harvard Papers in Botany 14(1): 71-81. DOI: 10.3100/025.014.0111 Reference page
  • The Plant List 2013. Kairoa in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2016 Sept. 11.
  • 2016. Kairoa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 11 Sept. 2016.