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Taxon: Metrosideros polymorpha Gaudich.

 
Genus: Metrosideros
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Metrosidereae
Nomen number: 401771
Place of publication: Voy. Uranie 482. 1830; t. 108, 109. 1829
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Jul-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Metrosideros-ohia.pdf,)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Metrosideros-ohia.pdf,)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  2. Friday, J. B. & D. A. Herbert 2006. Metrosideros polymorpha (`ohi`a lehua) 1-27.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. James, S. A. et al. 2004. Morphological and genetic variation within Metrosideros polymorpha (Myrtaceae) on Hawai'i New Zealand J. Bot. 42:263-270.
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  7. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)

Check other web resources for Metrosideros polymorpha Gaudich. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=401771. Accessed 18 November 2018.