Platydesma spathulatum (A. Gray) B.C. Stone var. pallidum (Hillebr.) B.C. Stone, MadroƱo 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.