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

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea orbicularis Hillebr. , Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67 1888.
Maui, West Maui, Mt. Eka [`Eke]. Lydgate 110.
Lectotype [B]. Isolectotype(s) [MEL [photo BISH]]. Lectotypified in Stone. Phan. Monogr. 3: 83. 1969.
Note: See neotypification. Additional syntype: O`ahu, top of Mt. Kaala, Mann & Brigham s.n (CU).
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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Basionym: Pelea orbicularis Hillebr. , Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67 1888.
Maui, Pu`ukukui. 1830 m. 24 August 1910. Rock 8154.
Neotype [BISH]. Neotypified in Stone. Phan. Monogr. 3: 84. 1969.

Note: Lectotype Maui, summit of Mt. `Eke, J. M. Lydgate 110, in B, presumably destroyed, fragment BISH!, photo BISH!.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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Basionym: Pelea orbicularis Hillebr. var. tonsa H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 270 1944.
Maui, `Iao Valley, [above Wailuku]. June 1910. Forbes 89.M.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: Holotype missing, 2/1997 (RKS)
*Verification: None.
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