Taxon: Metrosideros collina (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Metrosideros
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Metrosidereae
Nomen number: 401770
Place of publication: C. Wilkes, U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 15:558. 1854
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Metrosideros collina auct. (= M. polymorpha Gaudich.)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • vunga  (Source: F Viti) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia [Marquesas Islands, Society Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  2. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)

Check other web resources for Metrosideros collina (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) A. Gray :


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=401770. Accessed 24 May 2018.