Phyllostegia brevidens A. Gray var. hirsutula (Hillebr.) Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 21: 699. 1934.
Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym Type Information Phyllostegia grandiflora (Gaudich.) Benth. var. hirsutula Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 349 1888.
Maui: West Maui, in forests. s.d.. E. Bishop 76.
Phyllostegia grandiflora (Gaudich.) Benth. var. hirsutula Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 349 1888.
Maui: West Maui, mauka of McGregor, rain forest. 9 March 1952. O. Degener, Tam and Tousley, & Barber 22024.
[BISH!, US!]. Neotypified in Sherff. Bot. Leaflets 8: 18. 1953.
Note: Sherff designated Degener specimen as lectotype, but it must be taken as a neotype. Sherff should have demonstrated that there was no authentic material extant. Photo of holotype (B, presumably destroyed) at F.