Metrosideros Banks ex Gaertn.

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 170 (1788), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cape Prov., Ogasawara-shoto to Malesia and Pacific, S. South America.

Distribution

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, Pitcairn Is., Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu

Introduced into:

Azores, Chatham Is., Madeira, Tonga, Tristan da Cunha

Recorded in error in:

Tonga

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 26, 2019 Takeuchi, W.; Ama, D.; Towati, A. [15147] Papua New Guinea K001097940 Yes
Jun 1, 2001 Triono, T. [113] K:SPC-71253.000 No
K001572662 Yes
K001572666 Yes
Pulle, A. [896] Papua New Guinea K000566495 Type Yes
Apr 10, 1987 McKee, H.S. [32843] New Caledonia Carpolepis K000793823 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0