Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. rubra (Rock) B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 408. 1963. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea cinerea (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. rubra Rock, Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 65: 264 1918.
Hawai`i: North Kona, Pu`uwa`awa`a, near Huehue Ranch, on lava beds. 6 June 1909. J. F. Rock 3565.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: There are two labels on the holotype, one with collection number 3565, the other with collection number 3561; published as 3565.

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