Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym Type Information Pterotropia kaalae Skottsb. , Acta Horti Gothob. 10: 151 1936.
O`ahu: Kaala. 1851- 1871. W. Hillebrand s.n..
Note: non Tetraplasandra kaalae (Hillebr.) Harms. Sherff (1955) published a nom. nov. for this as Tetraplasandra micrantha.
Note: nom. nov. for Pterotropia kaalae Skottsb., non Tetraplasandra kaalae (Hillebr.) Harms. Holotype presumably destroyed. Sherff (1955) based this on Hillebrand's Pterotropia kavaiensis var. "beta". He indicates that the type for his variety was formerly at B, but later destroyed, and also lists several collections of Hillebrand's that may be iso(more...) [can't find nomen card 12/94].