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.