The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "...'Silver Kabitan' is the name
assigned to the plant commonly called 'Haku-chu-han' by
Schmid (1991). A few hosta
collectors have used this name, but it has not been recognized
by Japanese collectors who consider the correct name to be Hosta sieboldii 'Shiro Kabitan' or H. 'Shiro Kabitan'..."