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

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 small trees with bark rough.
Leaves
Leaves ovate to suborbicular, lower surface usually densely woolly or sometimes appressed pubescent, apex rounded to retuse, base cordate, and margins revolute to rolled.
Chromosomes
2n = 22*