ʻōhiʻa lehua
Metrosideros polymorpha

ʻŌhiʻa lehua is the most common and variable of all native Hawaiian trees. The species name polymorpha means "many forms"—it can be found in a variety of shrub and tree forms, leaf colors and shapes, and floral colors. Found on most Hawaiian Islands, it is often a major component of native Hawaiian forests as dominant or co-dominant trees. More...