|Dicotyledon|| Literature for Metrosideros polymorpha var. pumila
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
|Myrtaceae -- The Myrtle Family||Bibliography|
|Metrosideros polymorpha var. pumila|
Common name(s): `ohi`a, `ohi`a lehua, lehua
|Distribution||In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Maui.|
||Shrubs growing in swamps, prostrate and rooting or with few to numerous ascending branches up to 1 m long, bark separating in thin flakes.
||Leaves glabrous or lower surface with a woolly or appressed tomentum, broadly ovate to orbicular, apex rounded to obtuse, base obtuse to cordate, and margins slightly revolute.