Psychotria hawaiiensis (A. Gray) Fosberg , Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(2): 43. 1962.
*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Type Information
Basionym: Straussia hawaiensis A. Gray , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 43 1858 [Apr].
1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Holotype [US]. Isotype(s) [GH, NY].
Note: There are two fragment packets on the BISH sheet, one clearly labelled as from the U.S. Exploring Expedition sheet at US, the other unlabelled. The label at the bottom of the sheet could indicate that the unlabelled packet is a fragment of a Hillebrand collection of this species from B. US sheet was annotated by Sohmer as lectotype, but cited by him as holotype.
*Verification: Sohmer, S.H. 1977. Lyonia 1:103-186.