Lipochaeta dubia O. Deg. & Sherff , in Sherff, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 580. 1939.
Type information:
Holotype [F]. O. Degener , E. OrdoƱez and J. Foster 12331. 7 May 1939. O`ahu: NE ridge [slope] of Pu`u Hapapa, among thick, dry grasses. Isotype(s) [A[2], F![2], GB, GH, MASS!, MO!, NY [3, mfc!], US! [3]].

Note: Sherff changed the number on the labels of the F sheets from 12332 to 12331; NY sheets all have correct number of 12331 on Degener's original label.

=Melanthera tenuis
Note: Sherff changed the number on the labels of the F sheets from 12332 to 12331; NY sheets all have correct number of 12331 on Degener's original label.

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