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Metrosideros macropus Hook. & Arn.

Metrosideros macropus

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: O’ahu

local names:

lehua – O’ahu / Hawai’i Islands
lehua mamo – O’ahu / Hawai’i Islands
‘ohia – O’ahu / Hawai’i Islands
‘ohi’a – O’ahu / Hawai’i Islands
‘ohia lehua – O’ahu / Hawai’i Islands

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This yellow-flowering species is endemic to the Ko’olau Mountains on the island of O’ahu.

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Photo: Karl Magnacca

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