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Taxon: Metrosideros excelsa Sol. ex Gaertn.

 
Genus: Metrosideros
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Metrosidereae
Nomen number: 24206
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 1:172, t. 34, fig. 8. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (used in New Zealand as Christamas tree fide Dict Gard)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [North Island]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.e.)


References:

  1. Australia's Virtual Herbarium (on-line resource). (Aust Virtual Herb)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Carr, G. 2002. pers. comm. (pers. comm.) via e-mail from J. R. Hosking on 9 Jul
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Richardson, D. & M. Rejmanek 1999. Metrosideros excelsa takes off in the fynbos Veld Fl. (1971-1974; 1975+) 85:14-16.
  9. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Metrosideros excelsa Sol. ex Gaertn. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24206. Accessed 12 November 2018.