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Family Myrtaceae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Metrosideros polymorpha var. incana

Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu

 

Ho'omaluhia BG, Kane'ohe, Oahu

Ho'omaluhia BG, Kane'ohe, Oahu

FLAT-LEAVED 'OHI'A LEHUA

Shrub or tall tree of low & middle elevations from Oahu to Hawaii.  Ovate to suborbicular leaves with undersides densely coated with hairs and flat margins.  Apex rounded to retuse, base cuneate to rounded.  Flowers red, rarely orange, yellow, or white.