Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Metrosideros polymorpha var. incana
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Myrtaceae -- The Myrtle Family Bibliography
      Metrosideros polymorpha var. incana

Common name(s): `ohi`a, `ohi`a lehua, lehua
General Information
Distribution In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.
















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Habit
Shrubs to tall trees with bark rough.
Leaves
Leaves ovate to suborbicular, lower surface appressed pubescent, apex rounded or sometimes retuse, base cuneate to rounded, and margins flat.
Chromosomes
2n = 24 (Reported by Skottsberg (1953) for this variety, but the count should be reconfirmed)