Melicope ovata (H. St. John & E.P. Hume) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone , Taxon 38: 121. 1989.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea ovata H. St. John & E.P. Hume , in St. John, Lloydia 7: 272 1944.
Kaua`i, Kaholuamanu [Kaholuamano]. 3 March 1909. Rock 1979.
Holotype [BISH].
Note: RKS examined the specimen at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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