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

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















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Habit
Small to tall trees with bark separating in thin strips.
Leaves
Leaves glabrous and relatively large (as are the reproductive parts), broadly ovate, apex rounded to obtuse, base truncate or rounded, and margins flat.