Type Information
Hibiscus kokio Hillebr. , Fl. Hawaiian Islands 48 1888.
Moloka`i, Halawa Valley. 1851- 1871. Hillebrand s.n..
Lectotype [B]. Isolectotype(s) [BISH]. Lectotypified in O. Degener and I. De. Phytologia 35: 465. 1977.
Note: BISH sheet not located by Wagner et al., 1989.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..
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Hibiscus kokio Hillebr. subsp. saintjohnianus (M.J. Roe) D.M. Bates, in Wagner, Herbst & Sohmer, Bishop Mus. Occas. Pap. 29: 105 1989.

*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..
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Hibiscus kokio Hillebr. var. pekeloi O. Deg. & I. Deg., Phytologia 35: 465 1977.
Moloka`i, Wailau Valley, rainy, shrubby, coastal ledges. 3 August 1928. Degener 18222.
Holotype [NY]. Isotype(s) [BISH!, MASS!].

*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..
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Hibiscus kokio Hillebr. var. pukoonis Caum, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 9(5): 7 1930.
Moloka`i, bottom of Puko`o Valley, just inside the native forest. February 1921. Caum 155.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Holotype not located by Wagner et al., 1989. There are two sheets at BISH labeled Caum 155 in pencil, collected in 1930. They are from plants cultivated in Caum's garden from cuttings from Caum 155.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst, & S.H. Sohmer. 1989. Man. Fl. Pl. Hawai`i. 988pp..
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