Pelea forbesii H. St. John & E.P. Hume , in St. John, Lloydia 7: 272. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. C.N. Forbes 869.K. 7-18 July-August 1917. Kaua`i: Waimea drainage basin, W side. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: Date is from Forbes's field book. RKS examined specimens at BISH.

=Melicope ovata
Note: Date is from Forbes's field book. RKS examined specimens at BISH.

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.