Melicope clusiifolia (A. Gray) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone , Taxon 38: 122. 1989.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray , U. S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 340 1854.
O`ahu, mountains behind Honolulu. 1840. U. S. Expl. Exped. s.n..
Lectotype [US]. Isolectotype(s) [GH]. Lectotypified in Stone. Phan. Monogr. 3: 138. 1969.
Note: Not in US type collection (or type register) or general collection; not in GH type database. Only one U.S. Expl. Exped. collection of this species found in US general collection, and it is of var. gamma from Mauna Kea. (RKS, 5/98)
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. aurea B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158 1966.
Hawai`i, above Hilo, along Honoli`i stream, rain forest. 700 m. 13 November 1926. MacDaniels 247.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. degeneri B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158 1966.
Maui, N and inland of `Ulupalakua, small ash-cinder crater. 4 July 1927. Degener 8553.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], CLU, NY].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. longipes B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 158 1966.
Moloka`i, Kala`e. June 1912. Forbes 79.Mo.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2]].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. macrocarpa Wawra, Flora 56: 107 1873.


Note: Wawra only states: "Absent in our collections" and describes plant: "Capsulis pollicaribus." No mention of locality--check A. Gray paper for possible mention of a beta form.
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. microcarpa Wawra, Flora 56: 107 1873.
O`ahu, Waiolani Mts.. 1869- 1870. Wawra 1667.
Holotype [W].

*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. minor H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 46 1971.
Maui, Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley. 3000 ft. 6 August 1967. Lamoureux and DeWreede 3864.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. normalis Wawra, Flora 56: 107 1873.
O`ahu, Wai`anae Mts.. 1869- 1870.
Syntype

Note: Syntypes: H. Wawra 2235 and 2369 (W). It is clear from Wawra's description and commentary that he is using "normalis" as one would use "typica", i. e., indicating the sensu stricto.
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. puberula (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149 1966.

*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149 1966.


Note: Published simultaneously with P. clusiaefolia subsp. sapotaefolia.
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray f. stenophylla H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 47 1971.
Maui, Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley. 3200 ft. 9 August 1967. Lamoureux and DeWreede 3979.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. cookeana (Rock) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149 1966.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. dumosa (Rock) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149 1966.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray subsp. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149 1966.


Note: Published simultaneously with P. clusiaefolia f. sapotaefolia
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. auriculaefolia (A. Gray) B. C. Stone, Phan. Monogr. 3: 155 1969.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. cookeana (Rock) H. St. John & Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. crassiloba B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 157 1966.
O`ahu, Wai`anae Mountains, ridge trail to Palikea. 850 m. 2 July 1947. Cowan and Rogers 667.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], US!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH; BISH sheet missing second collector (D. P. Rogers).
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. cuneata H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.
Hawai`i, Kilauea, Kipukapuaulu. August 1917. Rock 13037.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH!].

Note: RKS examined specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. dumosa (Rock) H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. ecuneata H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.
Kaua`i, Hanapepe. December 1909. Faurie 187.
Holotype [BM]. Isotype(s) [P].

*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. fauriei (H. Lév.) H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. fulvescens Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 383 1944.
O`ahu, Wai`anae Mts., Mt. Ka`ala. 25 September 1938. Selling 3581.
Holotype [GB].

Note: as "clusiifolia".
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. minor H. St. John, Pacific Sci. 25: 46 1971.
Maui, Kipahulu Valley, W part of valley. 3000 ft. 6 August 1967. Lamoureux and DeWreede 3864.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: RKS examined specimen at BISH. Published simultaneously as P. clusiaefolia var. et f. minor.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. pickeringii (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 148 1966.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. puberula H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.
O`ahu, [Ko`olau Mts.], Pupukea Military Trail. 29 January 1927. MacDaniels 545.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: The label on an additional sheet at BISH indicates "A few leaves from type sheet." RKS examined specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea clusiaefolia A. Gray var. sapotaefolia (H. Mann) H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 265 1944.


Note: Superfluous combination made by B. C. Stone (Occas. Pap. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 23(10): 149. 1966)
*Verification: W.L. Wagner, D.M. Mix.
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