Lipochaeta micrantha (Nutt.) A. Gray , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 5: 131. 1861. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Schizophyllum micranthum Nutt. , Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. II, 7: 453 1841.
Kaua`i: ("Atooi"), Kolao [Koloa], in shady woods. 1835. T. Nuttall s.n..
Holotype [BM].
=Melanthera micrantha subsp. micrantha

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Lipochaeta micrantha (Nutt.) A. Gray var. exigua (O. Deg. & Sherff) Gardner, Rhodora 81: 325. 1979. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Lipochaeta exigua O. Deg. & Sherff , in Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 28: 30 1941.
Kaua`i: Nawiliwili, 0.75 mi SW of Hokunui, on grassy, shrubby summit ridge. 8 January 1940. O. Degener and E. OrdoƱez 12610.
Holotype [F]. Isotype(s) [B, BISH!, F! [2], G, GH, MASS!, MO! [2], NY [5, mfc!], UC [3], US! [4]].

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

=Melanthera micrantha subsp. exigua
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: W.L. Wagner.