Type Information
Schiedea spergulina A. Gray , U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 135 1854.
Kaua`i, on mountains. 1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Holotype [US]. Isotype(s) [GH! [photo F], P!].
Note: Month of collection Oct.?
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, S.G. Weller.
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Schiedea spergulina A. Gray var. degeneriana Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 43: 475 1956.
Kaua`i, Waimea Canyon, near Powerhouse, on bare crevices of cliff above river. 20 September 1955. Degener et al. 23965.
Holotype [F]. Isotype(s) [BISH!, GH!, K, NY!, US!].

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, S.G. Weller.
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Schiedea spergulina A. Gray var. leiopoda Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 31: 151 1944.
Kaua`i, south-central Kaua`i, along the Hanapepe River, near the Falls. 24-26 June 1895. Heller 2446.
Holotype [PH]. Isotype(s) [MIN!, P! [2]].

Note: Collection 2446, pro parte. Sherff studied nine sheets under this number collected 24-26 June. He segregated two sheets bearing senescent plants of Heller's collection as this entity while describing seven sheets bearing more actively growing plants as S. spergulina var. major. Other collections distributed under Heller 2446 were made 2-8 July (MO!, US!), and were cited as paratypes of S. spergulina var. major. Two labels were used on the June collection, the PH holotype gives the more general date of 24-26 June with the more specific locality, while the MIN sheet gives June 26 as the date and the locality given generally as Hanapepe and Wahiawa watershed.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L. & R.K. Shannon. 1999. Brittonia 51:422-438.
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Schiedea spergulina A. Gray var. major Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 31: 151 1944.
Kaua`i, [south-central Kaua`i], along the Hanapepe River, near the Falls. 24-26 June 1895. Heller 2446.
Holotype [F]. Isotype(s) [A!, AC!, BM!, CU!, G!, GH!, NY!, UC!].

Note: Collection 2446, pro parte. Sherff studied nine sheets under this number collected 24-26 June. He segregated two sheets bearing senescent plants of Heller's collection as this entity while describing seven sheets bearing more actively growing plants as S. spergulina var. major. Other collections distributed under Heller 2446 were made 2-8 July (MO!, US!), and were cited as paratypes by Sherff, however, both were annotated as "cotypes." Two labels were used on the June collection, most of the sheets give the more general date of 24-26 June with the more specific locality, while the A sheet gives June 26 as the date and the locality given generally as Hanapepe and Wahiawa watershed. Sherff cited CU, GH, NY, and UC sheets as "cotypes"; he did not cite A, AC, and G sheets, and their disposition based on Sherff's description.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L. & R.K. Shannon. 1999. Brittonia 51:422-438.
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