Fiji: Kadavu, Taveuni, Viti Levu
Marquesas: Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Tahuata, Ua Huka, Ua Pou
Samoa: Savai’i, ‘Upolu
Society Islands: Huahine, Mo’orea, Ra’iatea, Tahiti
local name: –
This species was misidentified in central and eastern Polynesia as Selliguea plantaginea Brack., which occurs in many parts of Melanesia but not in Polynesia.