Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. , Prodr. 5: 611. 1836. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Verbesina lavarum Gaudich. , Voy. Uranie 464 1829.
1819. C. Gaudichaud-Beaupré s.n..
Holotype [P]. Isotype(s) [B [PD, photo F!]].

Note: Need to check the proper way to cite place of publication and year.

=Melanthera lavarum
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. conferta Sherff, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 582. 1939.
Type information:
Holotype [F]. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 358. 1864- 1865. Lana`i: s.l.. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], GH, MO!, NY, US!].
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. hillebrandiana Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 95: 89. 1933.
Type information:
Holotype [B]. W. Hillebrand s.n.. 1851- 1871. Maui: Lahaina, on rocks near sea.
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. lanaiensis Sherff, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 582. 1939.
Type information:
Holotype [F]. C.N. Forbes 507.L. September 1917. Lana`i: Maunalei Gulch. Isotype(s) [BISH!, F! [2, 2 photos of "2nd type sheet" F!]]].

Note: Sherff cited "3 type sheets," and the one annotated by him as "1st type sheet" is taken to be the holotype. Gardner's (1979) lectotypification is superfluous.

=Melanthera lavarum
Note: Sherff cited "3 type sheets," and the one annotated by him as "1st type sheet" is taken to be the holotype. Gardner's (1979) lectotypification is superfluous.

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

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. longifolia Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 95: 90. 1933.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. G.C. Munro 202. 9 March 1915. Lana`i: Maunalei Valley. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: The BISH sheet labeled isotype should be considered a presumed isotype, since it has no collection number on the (typed) label, and was not annotated by Sherff.

=Melanthera lavarum
Note: The BISH sheet labeled isotype should be considered a presumed isotype, since it has no collection number on the (typed) label, and was not annotated by Sherff.

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. maneleana Sherff, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 583. 1939.
Type information:
Holotype [F]. C.N. Forbes 288.L. June 1913. Lana`i: slopes above Manele. Isotype(s) [BISH!, F! [photo F!], NY [2], US!, W].

Note: Sherff cited "2 type sheets," the one annotated "1st type sheet" by him is taken to be the holotype. Gardner's (1979) lectotypification is superfluous.

=Melanthera lavarum
Note: Sherff cited "2 type sheets," the one annotated "1st type sheet" by him is taken to be the holotype. Gardner's (1979) lectotypification is superfluous.

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

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. ovata Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 95: 88. 1933.
Type information:
Holotype [GH]. J. F. Rock 8674. November 1910. Maui: East Maui, below the crater at Kahikinui. Isotype(s) [BISH! [5], CAS, F! [photo F!], K, NY, UC].
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. salicifolia Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 95: 88. 1933.
Type information:
Holotype [B]. E. Bishop s.n.. s.d.. Maui: near Lahaina.
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. scaposa H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 38: 263. 1984.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. G. Clarke and C. Corn 377. 22 April 1980. Kaho`olawe: E coast of Waikahalulu Bay, top of talus slope below sea cliff.45ft.
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. skottsbergii Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 95: 89. 1933.
Type information:
Holotype [B]. F.D. Bennett 43. 1833- 1836. Maui: s.l..
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta lavarum (Gaudich.) DC. var. stearnsii O. Deg. & Sherff, in Sherff, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 581. 1939.
Type information:
Holotype [F]. O. Degener 11050. June 1936. Lana`i: Kapoho Canyon.800ft. Isotype(s) [F!, MO, NY [3, mfc!]].
=Melanthera lavarum

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.