Delissea superba (Cham.) H. St. John var. velutina (Rock) H. St. John, Phytologia 63: 89. 1987. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Cyanea superba (Cham.) A. Gray var. velutina Rock, Monogr. Stud. Haw. Lobelioid. 157 1919.
O`ahu: [gulches on the eastern slope of Mt. Ka`ala]. March 1870. W. Hillebrand s.n..
Lectotype [MEL]. Lectotypified in Lammers. Taxon 43: 565. 1994.

Note: Rock's holotype (B) destroyed.

=Cyanea superba subsp. superba
*Verification: T.G. Lammers.

*Verification: T.G. Lammers.