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.