Melicope hawaiensis (Wawra) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone , Taxon 38: 121. 1989.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra , Flora 56: 110 1873.
Hawai`i, Kawaihae-iuka [uka]. 1862. Hillebrand s.n..
Holotype [W].
Note: Holotype probably lost or destroyed; photo BISH. (Photo at BISH is of a B sheet labeled "Typus!", RKS, 3/97).
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. brighamii (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 409 1963.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. gaudichaudii (H. St. John) B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 16: 369 1962.

*Verification: W.L. Wagner.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. molokaiana B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 409 1963.
Moloka`i, ridge below Pu`ukolekole. 7 July 1912. Forbes 126.Mo.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [US].

Note: Date from Forbes's field book. RKS examined the specimen at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. pilosa H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 272 1944.
Lana`i, s.l.. July 1870. Hillebrand s.n..
Holotype [B].

*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. racemiflora (Rock) H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 272 1944.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. remyana B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 409 1963.
Hawai`i, s.l.. 1851- 1855. Rémy 626.
Holotype [P].

*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. rubra (Rock) B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 408 1963.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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Basionym: Pelea hawaiensis Wawra var. sulfurea (Rock) B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 17: 409 1963.

*Verification: D.M. Mix.
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