Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. , Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 69. 1888. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information

*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. f. coccinea (H. St. John & E.P. Hume) B.C. Stone, in Degener, Degener & Stone, Fl. Hawaiiensis, fam. 179. Pelea elliptica. 1962. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. coccinea H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 274 1944.
O`ahu: Wai`anae Mts., Makaha Valley, lower woods. 1700 ft. 3 April 1932. H. St. John 11605.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2]].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope elliptica
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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*Verification: None.

Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. coccinea H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 274. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. H. St. John 11605. 3 April 1932. O`ahu: Wai`anae Mts., Makaha Valley, lower woods.1700ft. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2]].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

=Melicope elliptica
Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. elongata Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 69. 1888.
Type information:
Holotype [B]. J. M. Lydgate 18. January 1871. O`ahu: Niu Valley.
=Melicope saint-johnii

*Verification: None.

Pelea elliptica (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. mauiensis H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 274. 1944. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information

Note: Not validly published, St. John was providing a name for Pelea elliptica var. beta of Hillebrand (Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 69), but provided no Latin diagnosis.

*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.