Melicope ovalis (H. St. John) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone , Taxon 38: 122. 1989.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea ovalis H. St. John , Lloydia 7: 273 1944.
Maui, mountains above Hana. 5 July 1920. Forbes 2670.M.
Holotype [BISH]. Isotype(s) [BISH! [2], US!].
Note: RKS examined the specimens at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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