Pelea waialealae Wawra , Flora 56: 108. 1873.
Type information:
Holotype [W]. H. Wawra 2170. 1869- 1870. Kaua`i: Wai`ale`ale plateau.1585m.

Note: No type material found.

=Melicope waialealae
Note: No type material found.

*Verification: None.

Pelea waialealae Wawra var. latior H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 267. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. H. St. John 10776. 27 December 1930. Kaua`i: NW end of Alaka`i Swamp, Napali Kona Forest Reserve.3500 to 4000ft.

Note: The collectors, as listed on the holotype label, were: H. St. John, E. Y Hosaka, E. Hume, R. Inafuku, J. C. Lindsay, R. Masuhara, D. D. Mitchell and W. Wong. RKS examined the specimen at BISH

=Melicope waialealae
Note: The collectors, as listed on the holotype label, were: H. St. John, E. Y Hosaka, E. Hume, R. Inafuku, J. C. Lindsay, R. Masuhara, D. D. Mitchell and W. Wong. RKS examined the specimen at BISH

*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Pelea waialealae Wawra var. pubescens Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 383. 1944.
Type information:
Holotype [GB]. L.M. Cranwell , O.H. Selling and F. Skottsberg 2946. 8 August 1938. Kaua`i: Alaka`i Swamp between Lehuamakanoe and Kilohana.1200m. Isotype(s) [BISH].
=Melicope waialealae

*Verification: None.