Type Information
Stenogyne purpurea H. Mann , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 193 1867.
Kaua`i, [in mountains above] Waimea. 2000 to 3000 ft. Mann and Brigham 552.
Holotype [GH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], CU, F [2], G-DEL, MO!, NY, US!].
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, R.K. Shannon.
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Stenogyne purpurea H. Mann var. forbesii Sherff, Amer. J. Bot. 21: 701 1934.
Kaua`i, s.l.. 1909. Brodie s.n..
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [US].

Note: The specimen at BISH annotated by Sherff as the type has no label information. The label is one of J. F. Rock's blank labels. US sheet not found, 7/97 (RKS); Sherff did not cite a US sheet.
*Verification: Wagner, W.L. & S.G. Weller. 1991. Pacific Sci. 45:50-54.
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Stenogyne purpurea H. Mann var. kealiae (Wawra) Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 357. 1888.

*Verification: Wagner, W.L. & S.G. Weller. 1991. Pacific Sci. 45:50-54.
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Stenogyne purpurea H. Mann var. leptophylla Sherff, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 96: 142 1934.
Kaua`i, higher plateau, Keaku stream. 21 October 1911. Rock 8863.
Holotype [GH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [5]].

Note: One of the BISH sheets is labeled "probable isotype" (it has not collection number).
*Verification: Wagner, W.L. & S.G. Weller. 1991. Pacific Sci. 45:50-54.
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