Hibiscus arnottianus A. Graysubsp. punaluuensis (Skottsb.) D.M. Bates, in Wagner, Herbst & Sohmer, Bishop Mus. Occas. Pap. 29: 104. 1989.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..

Type Information
Basionym: Hibiscus arnottianus A. Gray var. punaluuensis Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 396 1944.
O`ahu, Ko`olau Loa Dist., Ko`olau Mts, Punalu`u. 1938. Selling 3638.
Syntype Syntype(s) [BISH!, S].
*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..
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