Lipochaeta porophila O. Deg. & I. Deg. , Flora Hawaiiensis Family 344. Lipochaeta porophila. 1970.
Type information:
Holotype [NY]. O. Degener , I. Degener and & Mr. and Mrs. Picco 31985. 7 June 1969. Hawai`i: Kau, between Punaluu and Kamehame Hill, on sun-scorched a`a near coast. Isotype(s) [MASS!, MO, US!].
=Melanthera integrifolia

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