Type Information
Metrosideros macropus Hook. & Arn. , Bot. Beechey Voy. 83 1832.
O`ahu, Ko`olau Range. May 1825. Macrae.
Lectotype [K].
Note: Have seen Macrae specimen at K. Hooker and Arnott do not cite specimens, but say description was partly based on "specimens collected by Mr. Macrae."
*Verification: None.
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Metrosideros macropus Hook. & Arn. f. ruber H. St. John, in St. John & Hosaka, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 11(13): 5 1935.
O`ahu, Ko`olau Range, Kalihi-Nuuanu, main ridge running SW from Pu`u Lanihuli, wooded ridge. 1900 ft. 29 November 1931. St. John 11191.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [3]].

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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