Cyanea quercifolia (Hillebr.) E. Wimm. var. atropurpurea E. Wimm., in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV. 276b. (Heft 106): 64. 1943.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. H. St. John , J.W. Coulter and E. Y. Hashimoto, J. C. Lindsay, & D. D. Mitchell 11401. 29 December 1931. Hawai`i: Pu`u Hualalai, Pu`uwa`awa`a, in moist gulch in woods.5500ft. Isotype(s) [BISH!, L!, W! [3]].
=Cyanea stictophylla

*Verification: T.G. Lammers.