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Metrosideros polymorpha
Metrosideros polymorpha
Ohia Lehua
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 0911 2068 (2011-09-22)

Copyright © 2011 Eric White

  • date of photo  Sep 21, 2011
  • latitude 19.39611   longitude -155.31923   max error distance 25478 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii County, Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Myrtaceae
  • plant community   Grows in a huge variety of habitats, from rain forest to lava flows, and at a variety of elevations.
  • notes   This photo was in the Kilauea caldera. Ohia is the name of the tree while lehua is the name of the flower. This is the most common native tree on the Big Island and can be found in a variety of habitats. No petals on flowers. Nectar is key food source for many endemic birds.
  • photo category: Plant - tree

  • common names   Ohia Lehua (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2011 Eric White. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Eric White eric.white[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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