Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray , U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 340. 1854.
Type information:
Lectotype [US]. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n.. 1840. O`ahu: mountains behind Honolulu.
Lectotypified in Stone. Phan. Monogr. 3: 138. 1969. Isolectotype(s) [GH].

Note: Not in US type collection (or type register) or general collection; not in GH type database. Only one U.S. Expl. Exped. collection of this species found in US general collection, and it is of var. gamma from Mauna Kea. (RKS, 5/98)

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: Not in US type collection (or type register) or general collection; not in GH type database. Only one U.S. Expl. Exped. collection of this species found in US general collection, and it is of var. gamma from Mauna Kea. (RKS, 5/98)

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. aurea B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158. 1966.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. L. H. MacDaniels 247. 13 November 1926. Hawai`i: above Hilo, along Honoli`i stream, rain forest.700m. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. degeneri B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158. 1966.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. O. Degener 8553. 4 July 1927. Maui: N and inland of `Ulupalakua, small ash-cinder crater. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], CLU, NY].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. longipes B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158. 1966.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.N. Forbes 79.Mo. June 1912. Moloka`i: Kala`e. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2]].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. macrocarpa Wawra, Flora 56: 107. 1873. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information

Note: Wawra only states: "Absent in our collections" and describes plant: "Capsulis pollicaribus." No mention of locality--check A. Gray paper for possible mention of a beta form.

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. microcarpa Wawra, Flora 56: 107. 1873.
Type information:
Holotype [W]. H. Wawra 1667. 1869- 1870. O`ahu: Waiolani Mts..
=Melicope clusiifolia

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. minor H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 46. 1971.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.H. Lamoureux and R.E. DeWreede 3864. 6 August 1967. Maui: Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley.3000ft.

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.

=Melicope haleakalae
Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. normalis Wawra, Flora 56: 107. 1873.
Type information:
Syntype 1869- 1870. O`ahu: Wai`anae Mts..

Note: Syntypes: H. Wawra 2235 and 2369 (W). It is clear from Wawra's description and commentary that he is using "normalis" as one would use "typica", i. e., indicating the sensu stricto.

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: Syntypes: H. Wawra 2235 and 2369 (W). It is clear from Wawra's description and commentary that he is using "normalis" as one would use "typica", i. e., indicating the sensu stricto.

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. puberula (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. puberula H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.
O`ahu: [Ko`olau Mts.], Pupukea Military Trail. 29 January 1927. L. H. MacDaniels 545.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: The label on an additional sheet at BISH indicates "A few leaves from type sheet." RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sapotaefolia H. Mann , Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 10: 312 1866.
Kaua`i: Kealia. 1863. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 559.
Holotype [CU]. Isotype(s) [AC, BISH!, K [photo BISH!], MO!, US].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH, MO

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Note: Published simultaneously with P. clusiaefolia subsp. sapotaefolia.

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. stenophylla H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 47. 1971.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.H. Lamoureux and R.E. DeWreede 3979. 9 August 1967. Maui: Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley.3200ft.

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH

=Melicope haleakalae
Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. cookeana (Rock) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea cookeana Rock , Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 216 1913.
Moloka`i: swamp forest above Kamoku camp. 1220 m. 23 March 1910. J. F. Rock 6262.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Holotype (BISH) not found, 3/97. There is a sheet at BISH labeled 6162, collected on the same date, that WLW says may be 6162, but he thinks it is from a slightly different locality (RKS)

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: None.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. dumosa (Rock) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sapotaefolia H. Mann var. dumosa Rock, Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 218 1913.
Kaua`i: summit of Mt. Wai`ale`ale, swamp. 5200 ft. 24 September 1909. J. F. Rock 4974.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Two sheets at BISH, both labeled "type" by Rock. RKS examined the specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sapotaefolia H. Mann , Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 10: 312 1866.
Kaua`i: Kealia. 1863. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 559.
Holotype [CU]. Isotype(s) [AC, BISH!, K [photo BISH!], MO!, US].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH, MO

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Note: Published simultaneously with P. clusiaefolia f. sapotaefolia

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. auriculaefolia (A. Gray) B. C. Stone, Phan. Monogr. 3: 155. 1969. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea auriculaefolia A. Gray , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 50 1853.
Hawai`i: forests on flank of Mauna Kea. 1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Holotype [US].

Note: Also published as "sp. nov." in U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 343. 1854.

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. cookeana (Rock) H. St. John & Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea cookeana Rock , Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 216 1913.
Moloka`i: swamp forest above Kamoku camp. 1220 m. 23 March 1910. J. F. Rock 6262.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Holotype (BISH) not found, 3/97. There is a sheet at BISH labeled 6162, collected on the same date, that WLW says may be 6162, but he thinks it is from a slightly different locality (RKS)

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: None.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. crassiloba B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 157. 1966.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. R.S. Cowan and D.P. Rogers 667. 2 July 1947. O`ahu: Wai`anae Mountains, ridge trail to Palikea.850m. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], US!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH; BISH sheet missing second collector (D. P. Rogers).

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH; BISH sheet missing second collector (D. P. Rogers).

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. cuneata H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. J. F. Rock 13037. August 1917. Hawai`i: Kilauea, Kipukapuaulu. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. dumosa (Rock) H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sapotaefolia H. Mann var. dumosa Rock, Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 218 1913.
Kaua`i: summit of Mt. Wai`ale`ale, swamp. 5200 ft. 24 September 1909. J. F. Rock 4974.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Two sheets at BISH, both labeled "type" by Rock. RKS examined the specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. ecuneata H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BM]. U. Faurie 187. December 1909. Kaua`i: Hanapepe. Isotype(s) [P].
=Melicope clusiifolia

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. fauriei (H. Lév.) H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea fauriei H. Lév. , Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 153 1911.
Moloka`i. 1910.

Note: Leveille cited Faurie 104 and Faurie 203. Faurie 104 has not been located and Lauener (1980) points out the error in citation (104 should be 204). Faurie 203 (Kamolo, 1000 m, June 1910) and Faurie 204 (Puko`o, 600 m, May 1910) are both represented in A, BISH! [2 each], and BM, and the former is at E. Faurie 203 and Faurie 204 should be considered syntypes.

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. fulvescens Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 383. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [GB]. O. H. Selling 3581. 25 September 1938. O`ahu: Wai`anae Mts., Mt. Ka`ala.

Note: as "clusiifolia".

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: as "clusiifolia".

*Verification: None.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. minor H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 46. 1971.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.H. Lamoureux and R.E. DeWreede 3864. 6 August 1967. Maui: Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley.3000ft.

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.

=Melicope haleakalae
Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. pickeringii (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 148. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea pickeringii H. St. John , Lloydia 7: 266 1944.
Hawai`i: [Puna region]. 1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Holotype [GH].
=Melicope clusiifolia

*Verification: None.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. puberula H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. L. H. MacDaniels 545. 29 January 1927. O`ahu: [Ko`olau Mts.], Pupukea Military Trail.

Note: The label on an additional sheet at BISH indicates "A few leaves from type sheet." RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope clusiifolia
Note: The label on an additional sheet at BISH indicates "A few leaves from type sheet." RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265. 1944. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sapotaefolia H. Mann , Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 10: 312 1866.
Kaua`i: Kealia. 1863. H. Mann and W.T. Brigham 559.
Holotype [CU]. Isotype(s) [AC, BISH!, K [photo BISH!], MO!, US].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH, MO

=Melicope clusiifolia
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Note: Superfluous combination made by B. C. Stone (Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966)

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.