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

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea waialealae Wawra , Flora 56: 108 1873.
Kaua`i, Wai`ale`ale plateau. 1585 m. 1869- 1870. Wawra 2170.
Holotype [W].
Note: No type material found.
*Verification: None.
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Basionym: Pelea waialealae Wawra var. latior H. St. John & E.P. Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 267 1944.
Kaua`i, NW end of Alaka`i Swamp, Napali Kona Forest Reserve. 3500 to 4000 ft. 27 December 1930. St. John 10776.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: The collectors, as listed on the holotype label, were: H. St. John, E. Y Hosaka, E. Hume, R. Inafuku, J. C. Lindsay, R. Masuhara, D. D. Mitchell and W. Wong. RKS examined the specimen at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea waialealae Wawra var. pubescens Skottsb., Acta Horti Gothob. 15: 383 1944.
Kaua`i, Alaka`i Swamp between Lehuamakanoe and Kilohana. 1200 m. 8 August 1938. Cranwell et al. 2946.
Holotype [GB]. Isotype(s) [BISH].

*Verification: None.
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