Delissea mceldowneyi (Rock) H. St. John , Phytologia 63: 85. 1987.
Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym Type Information Cyanea mceldowneyi Rock , Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 22(5): 43 1957.
Maui: East Maui, northern slopes of Haleakala, west of Waikamoi, rain forests. 2 February 1954. J. F. Rock 25610.
[A!, BISH! , US!].
Note: US isotype does not have collection number, but other label data is the same, and was annotated "co-type" by Rock.