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Scientific name: Metrosideros polymorpha
Classification: Kingdom: Plantae. Class: Dicotyledonae. Family:
Distribution: All the main islands
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This tree occurs throughout the islands and in many forms (= the species name polymorpha): from tall trees to dwarf plants in the Alakai swamp on Kauai that are only 6 inches tall! The flowers come in various colors, from red to yellow. The flowers, seed pods, and leaves are common in leis..
|Photo by Clyde Imada|