Author: Jan Scholten
Clades: Sapindales; Malvidae; Malvanae; Angiospermae; Plants.
Botany: 1 or 2 genera, Kirkia and Pleiokirkia; 6 species.
Content: no quassinoids or limonoids.
Region: East coast of Africa, Madagascar.
Kirkiaceae is a Family in Sapindales. It was previously placed in family Simaroubaceae. In the Apg4 classification it is close to Burseraceae and Anacardiaceae. is probably belonging to Subphase 3, together with Burseraceae.