Pelea volcanica A. Gray , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 50. 1853.
Type information:
Holotype [US]. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n.. 1840. Hawai`i: Mouna [Mauna] Kea, "in forests...near the Bullock Plains, &etc.".

Note: Also published as "sp. nov." in U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 346. 1854

=Melicope volcanica
Note: Also published as "sp. nov." in U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 346. 1854

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

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. grandifolia Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67. 1888. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information

Note: Syntypes: 1862 (B, photo BISH!); April 1871 (possibly a Lydgate collection), BISH!; K (number 250), cited by Stone as holotype. There are 2 sheets at MEL, photos at BISH.

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

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. kohalae B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 160. 1966.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. J. F. Rock 8392. June 1910. Hawai`i: Kohala, Awini, common near summit. Isotype(s) [A].

Note: Synonym: P. volcanica f. monantha Skottsb., in Herb. Gothob. (ined.). Not found in type collection (no folder) or in general collection 8/97 (RKS)

=Melicope volcanica
Note: Synonym: P. volcanica f. monantha Skottsb., in Herb. Gothob. (ined.). Not found in type collection (no folder) or in general collection 8/97 (RKS)

*Verification: None.

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. kohalaensis O. Deg. & I. Deg., Phytologia 19: 317. 1970. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information

Note: Orth. var.

*Verification: None.

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. lianoides Rock, Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 223. 1913.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. J. F. Rock 8057. 24 July 1910. Lana`i: Mahana Valley, [dry open wooded forehills]. Isotype(s) [A [photo BISH!], BISH! [2], GH [photo BISH!], US!].

Note: A sheet gives date as 24 June 1910. RKS examined the specimens at BISH

=Melicope volcanica
Note: A sheet gives date as 24 June 1910. RKS examined the specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. montana Rock, Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 223. 1913.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. J. F. Rock 3849. 18 June 1909. Hawai`i: Puuki crater of Hualalai.5000 to 6000ft. Isotype(s) [A [photo BISH!], BISH! [3], GH [photo BISH!]].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH

=Melicope volcanica
Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. ovalifolia Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67. 1888.
Type information:
Lectotype [B]. W. Hillebrand s.n.. 1858. Maui: East Maui, Haleakala south slope.
Lectotypified in Stone. Phan. Monogr. 3: 89. 1969. Isotype(s) [B [PD, photo BISH!, fragment BISH!]].

Note: Syntypes: 239 (K, US!)

=Melicope volcanica
Note: Syntypes: 239 (K, US!)

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

Pelea volcanica A. Gray var. terminalis Rock, Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 223. 1913.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. J. F. Rock 8655. November 1910. Maui: East Maui, Haleakala, Auahi [Auwahi].2600ft. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], GH [photo BISH!], US!].

Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH

=Melicope volcanica
Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.