Melanthera micrantha (Nutt.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob.subsp. exigua (O. Deg. & Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob., Brittonia 53: (in press). 2001.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Type Information
Basionym: Lipochaeta exigua O. Deg. & Sherff , in Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 28: 30 1941.
Kaua`i, Nawiliwili, 0.75 mi SW of Hokunui, on grassy, shrubby summit ridge. 8 January 1940. Degener and OrdoƱez 12610.
Holotype [F]. Isotype(s) [B, BISH!, F! [2], G, GH, MASS!, MO! [2], NY [5, mfc!], UC [3], US! [4]].
Note: Sherff cited "3 type sheets," and the one annotated by him as "1st of 3 sheets of Type!" is taken to be the holotype. Gardner's (1979) lectotypification is superfluous.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.