Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. , Nomencl. bot., ed. 2, 1: 727. 1840. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Kadua cookiana Cham. & Schltdl. , Linnaea 4: 158 1829.
Hawai`i: ("O-Waihi"), Kealakekua ("Karakakoa"). 1816- 1817. L. C. A. von Chamisso s.n..
Holotype [LE].

Note: Fosb. (1943, p. 46) says type is in B; TL-2 says Chamisso's types in LE, duplicates in others.

=Kadua cookiana
*Verification: None.
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*Verification: None.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. f. brighamii Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 48. 1943.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. W. T. Brigham 569. 1864- 1865. Moloka`i: s.l..

Note: Mann (1867) cites Kaua`i and Moloka`i as the only localities for Kadua cookiana var. elatior, and cites only one collection, "M. & B. 569." Our interpretation of the labels is that the Moloka`i collection was by Brigham, and the Kaua`i collection was by Mann and Brigham.

=Kadua elatior
Note: Mann (1867) cites Kaua`i and Moloka`i as the only localities for Kadua cookiana var. elatior, and cites only one collection, "M. & B. 569." Our interpretation of the labels is that the Moloka`i collection was by Brigham, and the Kaua`i collection was by Mann and Brigham.

*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. f. elatior (H. Mann) Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 47. 1943. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Kadua cookiana Cham. & Schltdl. var. elatior H. Mann, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 172 1867.
Kaua`i: Hanalei. 1864- 1865. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 569.
Holotype [CU]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], GH, K, MO!, US, YU].

Note: Mann (1867) cites Kaua`i and Moloka`i as the only localities for Kadua cookiana var. elatior, and cites only one collection, "M. & B. 569." Our interpretation of the labels is that the Moloka`i collection was by Brigham, and the Kaua`i collection was by Mann and Brigham.

=Kadua elatior
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. f. oahuensis Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 48. 1943.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.N. Forbes 1622.O. 17-18 December 1910. O`ahu: Upper Wahiawa. Isotype(s) [BISH!].
=Kadua elatior

*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. var. elatior (H. Mann) Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 47. 1943. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Kadua cookiana Cham. & Schltdl. var. elatior H. Mann, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 172 1867.
Kaua`i: Hanalei. 1864- 1865. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 569.
Holotype [CU]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], GH, K, MO!, US, YU].

Note: Mann (1867) cites Kaua`i and Moloka`i as the only localities for Kadua cookiana var. elatior, and cites only one collection, "M. & B. 569." Our interpretation of the labels is that the Moloka`i collection was by Brigham, and the Kaua`i collection was by Mann and Brigham.

=Kadua elatior
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. var. ensiformis Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 46. 1943.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.N. Forbes 530.Mo. September 1912. Moloka`i: Wailau Valley. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], US!].
=Kadua elatior

*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.

Hedyotis cookiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud. var. herbacea (H. Lév.) Fosberg, Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 174: 46. 1943. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Kadua herbacea H. Lév. , Repert Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 153 1911.
Maui: East Maui, "in lacunis Nahiku". September 1909. U. Faurie 368.
Holotype [P]. Isotype(s) [BISH!].
=Kadua elatior

*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: R.K. Shannon.