Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone , Madroño 16: 165. 1962. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Melicope spathulata A. Gray , U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 352 1854.
Kaua`i: on the mountains. 1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Holotype [US].
=Platydesma spathulata

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone f. kalalauense O. Deg. & I. Deg., Fl. Hawaiiensis, fam. 179. Platydesma spathulatum. 1965.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. O. Degener , I. Degener and Cadenheads 27150. 16 November 1960. Kaua`i: E rim of Kalalau Valley. Isotype(s) [US!].

Note: There is an annotation label on both the holotype and US isotype with P. spathulatum forma stelechosum Stone, a name that was never published.

=Platydesma spathulata
Note: There is an annotation label on both the holotype and US isotype with P. spathulatum forma stelechosum Stone, a name that was never published.

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

Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone f. stonei O. Deg. & I. Deg., Fl. Hawaiiensis, fam. 179. Platydesma spathulatum. 1965.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. B.C. Stone 3551. O`ahu: Punalu`u, summit of Castle trail.
=Platydesma spathulata

*Verification: None.

Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone var. pallidum (Hillebr.) B.C. Stone, Madroño 16: 165. 1962. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Platydesma campanulata H. Mann var. pallida Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 71 1888.
Maui: woods above Olinda near Ukulele. O. Degener 8615.
Neotype [BISH]. Isoneotype(s) [MASS!]. Neotypified in H. St. John. J. Arnold Arboretum 43: 420. 1962.

Note: Syntypes: "O`ahu! Ka`ala; E. Maui! Hamakua (Lydg.)" -- all probably destroyed (former in B). Photo of O`ahu syntype BISH!. Borrow sheet from GH--if it is a Hillebrand collection from Ka`ala, then neotypification is superfluous.

=Platydesma spathulata
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.

Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone var. pubescens (Skottsb.) B.C. Stone, Madroño 16: 165. 1962. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands --Basionym
Type Information
Platydesma campanulata H. Mann var. pubescens Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 388 1944.
O`ahu: Ka`ala. 25 September 1938. O. Selling 3710.
Holotype [GB].

Note: as "campanulatum".

=Platydesma spathulata
*Verification: None.
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*Verification: D.M. Mix.