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Yellow Ohia Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha)
24-DEC-2004 Selvin Chance

Yellow Ohia Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha)

The yellow variety of the Ohia Lehua is not commonly found.
A picture of the more common red variety can be found here:
The Ohia Lehua is sacred because of its relationship with Pele, Goddess of the volcano.
The Ohia Lehua are found abundantly throughout the volcano region.

Olympus C-730UZ
1/80s f/2.8 at 5.9mm iso64 full exif

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Brooks Rownd16-Apr-2008 04:00
Nice colors. I always have trouble getting the colors of these 'ohi'a blossoms to look right in photos.