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Taxon: Metrosideros tomentosa A. Rich.

Synonym of Metrosideros excelsa Sol. ex Gaertn.

Genus: Metrosideros
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Metrosidereae
Nomen number: 24221
Place of publication: M. M. A. Lesson & A. Richard in J. S. C. Dumont d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe 1:336, t. 37. 1832 (Ess. fl. Nouv.-Zél.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.

Check other web resources for Metrosideros tomentosa A. Rich. :

  • 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.


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24221. Accessed 25 August 2019.