Girish Mahajan

Metrosideros nervulosa

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Myrtaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Myrtales
Genus  Metrosideros
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Similar  Metrosideros operculata, Metrosideros colensoi, Metrosideros diffusa, Metrosideros rugosa, Metrosideros macropus

Metrosideros nervulosa, commonly known as the Mountain Rose, is a species of flowering plant in the family Myrtaceae. It is endemic to Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea, part of the Australian state of New South Wales. It occurs in shrubland or low forest, mainly at altitudes of 300–875 m on the main peaks of the island. It prefers sunny positions on exposed ridges or in the forest canopy.

Description

It grows as a shrub or small tree, up to 8 m in height. It bears flowers with showy deep red (occasionally yellow) stamens from late October until January.

References

Metrosideros nervulosa Wikipedia


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