Pelea oahuensis H. Lév. , Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 442. 1912.
Type information:
Neotype [BISH]. B.C. Stone and G.A. Pearsall 3282. 26 March 1960. O`ahu: Wai`anae Mts, Kunia trail.
Neotypified in Stone. Phan. Mon. 3: 126. 1969.

Note: No type designated by Léveillé; syntypes cited - Faurie 11, 217, 217bis (O`ahu, Kaliki, X 1909). BISH has the only known sheet of any of the syntypes, Faurie 217. A lectotypification should be published to overturn Stone's neotypification.

=Melicope oahuensis
Note: No type designated by Léveillé; syntypes cited - Faurie 11, 217, 217bis (O`ahu, Kaliki, X 1909). BISH has the only known sheet of any of the syntypes, Faurie 217. A lectotypification should be published to overturn Stone's neotypification.

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

Pelea oahuensis H. Lév. var. lucens (Hillebr.) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 153. 1966. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea sandwicensis (Hook. & Arn.) A. Gray var. lucens Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67 1888.
O`ahu: Ka`ala Range (Makaleha). July 1859. W. Hillebrand s.n..
Holotype [B]. Isotype(s) [MEL [photo BISH]].

Note: Stone's lectotypification (Pacific Sci. 16: 373. 1962) on Mann & Brigham 208 is superfluous.

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