Metrosideros polymorpha Gaudich. subsp. imbricata (Rock) Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 10: 147. 1936. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Metrosideros collina (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) A. Gray var. imbricata Rock, Hawaii, Board Agric. Forest. Bot. Bull. 4: 49 1917.
O`ahu: Ko`olau Range. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Lectotype [GH].

Note: Who made lectotype designation? This seems to be just a young growth form of var. incana (prob. var. polymorpha also) before the sympodial growth habit has been established.

=Metrosideros polymorpha var. incana
*Verification: None.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.