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'Ohi'a Lehua

Metrosideros polymorpha Gaud.

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Metrosideros polymorpha ('Ohi'a Lehua) is a species of tree in the family myrtles. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to Hawaii and The Hawaiian Islands. They have simple, broad leaves, red flowers, and capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by 'Akepa, Hemignathus virens, Yellowjackets, and Apapane. Individuals can grow to 23 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of 'ohi'a lehua. View this species on GBIF