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

Type Information
Basionym: Pelea wawraeana Rock , Indig. trees Haw. Isl. 231 1913.
O`ahu, Manoa Cliff Trail. 2 February 1913. Rock and Black 10220.
Holotype [HAW]. Isotype(s) [GH! [photos BISH!, fragment BISH!]].
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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Basionym: Pelea wawraeana Rock var. pubens H. St. John, Lloydia 7: 273 1944.
O`ahu, Ka`a`awa, N ridge. 575 m. 12 April 1931. Hume 157.
Holotype [BISH].

Note: RKS examined the specimen at BISH
*Verification: R.K. Shannon.
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Basionym: Pelea wawraeana Rock var. tenuifolia (Hillebr. ex Rock) H. St. John & Hume, in St. John, Lloydia 7: 273 1944.


Note: St. John and Hume made their combination based on the mistaken notion that Rock had published the combination Pelea sandwicensis var. tenuifolia (Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 65: 265. 1918). Rock was merely referring to the annotations on the Hillebrand collections as a way to distinguish between the specimens he was discussing. See Stone's discussion (Pacific Science 16: 372. 1962).
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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Basionym: Pelea wawraeana Rock var. ternifolia B.C. Stone, Pacific Sci. 16: 372 1962.


Note: Not validly published. Stone based his name on Hillebrand's P. sandwicensis gamma var. (Fl. Hawaiian Isl. 67. 1888), but did not provide the necessary Latin.
*Verification: R.K. Shannon, W.L. Wagner.
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