Melanthera waimeaensis (H. St. John) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. , Brittonia 53: (in press). 2001.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.

Type Information
Basionym: Lipochaeta waimeaensis H. St. John , Pacific Sci. 26: 293 1972.
Kaua`i, Waimea Canyon, upper slope of W side. 1200 ft. 17 April 1967. Hobdy 101.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH!, US!].
Note: St. John wrote "Holotype" on both BISH sheets, but illustrated 501058 and caption says it is from the holotype. We therefore consider it to be the holotype and the other sheet to be an isotype.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner.