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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov., Ogasawara-shoto to Malesia and Pacific, S. South America.

Native to:

Antipodean Is., Argentina South, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Kermadec Is., Marquesas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu

Extinct in:

Tonga

Introduced into:

Chatham Is., Tonga, Tristan da Cunha

Metrosideros Banks ex Gaertn. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 170 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0