Pelea oblongifolia A. Gray , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 50. 1853.
Type information:
Lectotype [US]. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n.. 1840. Hawai`i: Puna district, Lua Pele crater.800 to 1000ft.
Lectotypified in B. C. Stone. Phan. Mongr. 3: 81. 1969.

Note: Also published as "sp. nov." in U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 343. 1854. Gray did not cite any localities in the original publication, but cited four localities in the Phanerogamia. Additional syntypes: Hawai`i, Mauna Kea, margins of Bullock Plains, forest; Kaua`i ? (foliage only); O`ahu, mts behind Honolulu.

=Melicope volcanica
Note: Also published as "sp. nov." in U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 343. 1854. Gray did not cite any localities in the original publication, but cited four localities in the Phanerogamia. Additional syntypes: Hawai`i, Mauna Kea, margins of Bullock Plains, forest; Kaua`i ? (foliage only); O`ahu, mts behind Honolulu.

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.

Pelea oblongifolia A. Gray var. manukaensis (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Phan. Monogr. 3: 82. 1969. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Pelea manukaensis H. St. John , Lloydia 7: 269 1944.
Hawai`i: South Kona, Manuka mauka. 2000 ft. 24 December 1931. H. St. John, E.Y. Hashimoto and E.Y. Hosaka, J.C. Lindsay, & D. D. Mitchell 11289.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH!, US!].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH

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