Type Information
Cyanea comata Hillebr. , Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 256 1888.
Maui, East Maui, southern slope [of Haleakala]. 3000 to 4000 ft. August 1870. Hillebrand s.n..
Lectotype [GH]. Isolectotype(s) [B, BISH [fragment], BM, C, E, K [2], MEL, NSW, S, US!]. Lectotypified in Lammers. Taxon 43: 556. 1994.
Note: Holotype at B presumably destroyed. Despite variable information on the sheets, there is no evidence to suggest all of the original material represents more than one gathering. This is further supported by Hillebrand's original publication.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.