Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Hordeum vulgare L. Preferred
Hordeum distichon L. Synonym
Hordeum spontaneum K. Koch Other, see comments
Hordeum aegiceras Nees ex Royle
Hordeum hexastichon L. Orthographic variant (misspelling)
Hordeum hexastichum L.
Hordeum irregulare Aberg & Wiebe
Hordeum sativum Pers.
Hordeum vulgare var. trifurcatum (Schltdl.) Alef.
Hordeum agriocrithon A.E. Åberg
Hordeum distichum L.
Hordeum polystichon Haller f.
Hordeum sativum Jess.
Hordeum tetrastichum Stokes
Hordeum distichon ssp. zeocrithon (L.) Celak.
Hordeum vulgare ssp. agriocrithon (A.E. Åberg) Á. Löve
Hordeum vulgare ssp. hexastichon (L.) Celak.
Hordeum vulgare ssp. spontaneum (K. Koch) Asch. & Graebn.
Hordeum polystichon var. vulgare (L.) Döll
Hordeum sativum var. vulgare (L.) K. Richt.
Hordeum vulgare f. hexastichon (L.) Hiroe

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Hordeum vulgare L. Preferred
Hordeum vulgare subsp. tetrastichum
Hordeum hibernaculum R.E.Regel
Hordeum hibernans R.E.Regel
Hordeum himalayense Schult.
Hordeum hirtiusculum R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare subsp. antasiaticum
Hordeum horsfordianum R.E.Regel
Hordeum juliae R.E.Regel
Hordeum daghestanicum R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare subsp. hexastichon
Hordeum vulgare subsp. medioasiaticum
Frumentum sativum E.H.L.Krause
Hordeum brachyatherum R.E.Regel
Hordeum hexastichon L.
Hordeum vulgare var. abdulbasirovii
Hordeum vulgare var. bachteevii
Hordeum praecox R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare var. brachyurum
Hordeum polystichon var. hackelii
Hordeum coeleste (L.) P. Beauv.
Hordeum polystichon var. vulgare
Hordeum heterostychon P.Beauv.
Hordeum vulgare var. chungense
Hordeum pensanum R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare var. coeleste
Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum
Hordeum caspicum R.E.Regel
Hordeum karzinianum R.E.Regel
Hordeum laevipaleatum R.E.Regel
Hordeum transcaucasicum R.E.Regel
Hordeum lapponicum R.E.Regel
Hordeum tetrastichum Stokes
Hordeum kiarchanum R.E.Regel
Hordeum tanaiticum R.E.Regel
Hordeum stassewitschii R.E.Regel
Hordeum scabriusculum R.E.Regel
Hordeum sativum subsp. vulgare
Hordeum gymnodistichum Duthie
Hordeum sativum subsp. hexastichon
Hordeum kalugense R.E.Regel
Hordeum sativum Pers.
Hordeum sativum Jess.
Hordeum taganrocense R.E.Regel
Hordeum violaceum R.E.Regel
Hordeum bifarium Roth
Hordeum strobelense Chiov.
Hordeum vulgare var. glabriviride
Hordeum revelatum (Körn.) A.Schulz
Hordeum pyramidatum R. E. Regel
Hordeum vulgare f. hexastichon
Hordeum septentrionale R.E.Regel
Hordeum sativum var. trifurcatum
Hordeum polystichon Haller
Hordeum macrolepis A.Braun
Hordeum vulgare var. trofimovskajae
Hordeum vulgare var. valentinae
Hordeum vulgare var. zuleichatae
Hordeum mandshuricum R.E.Regel
Hordeum nigrum Willd.
Hordeum walpersii R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare var. sikangense
Frumentum hordeum E.H.L.Krause
Hordeum nekludowii R.E.Regel
Hordeum mandshuroides R.E.Regel
Hordeum elongatum R.E.Regel
Hordeum durum R.E.Regel
Hordeum americanum R.E.Regel
Hordeum aestivum R.E.Regel
Hordeum jarenskianum R.E.Regel
Hordeum michalkowii R.E.Regel
Hordeum vulgare var. hexastichon
Hordeum vulgare var. multispiculum
Hordeum vulgare var. pallidum
Hordeum pamiricum Vavilov
Hordeum vulgare var. lvovii
Hordeum parvum R.E.Regel
Hordeum ircutianum R.E.Regel
Hordeum defectoides R.E.Regel
Hordeum leptostachys Griff.
Hordeum vulgare var. patimatae
Hordeum vulgare var. saidii
Hordeum vulgare var. lukyanovae
Hordeum vulgare var. revelatum
Hordeum vulgare var. ismailii
Secale orientale Schreb. ex Roth

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Hordeum vulgare Preferred
Hordeum vulgare L. Authority
Horedum vulgare Misspelling

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