Metrosideros is a genus of tree in the family myrtles. They are native to Hawaii and The Hawaiian Islands. They have capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Apapane and Tui. Individuals can grow to 16 m.
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).