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.

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. Preferred
Apodytes yunnanensis Hu Synonym
Apodytes cambodiana Pierre

India Biodiversity Portal Species Data

Name Relationship
Apodytes dimidiata Meyer ex Arn. Preferred
A. benthamiana Wt.

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Apodytes dimidiata Preferred
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. Authority

Tropicos resource

Name Relationship
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. Preferred
Apodytes acutifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Apodytes beddomei Mast.
Apodytes benthamiana Wight
Apodytes cambodiana Pierre
Apodytes dimidiata fo. farinosa H. Perrier
Apodytes dimidiata fo. microphylla H. Perrier
Apodytes dimidiata var. acutifolia (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Boutique
Apodytes dimidiata var. hazomaitso (Danguy) H. Perrier
Apodytes dimidiata var. ikongoensis H. Perrier
Apodytes dimidiata var. imerinensis (Baker) H. Perrier
Apodytes dimidiata var. inversa (Baill. ex Grandid.) H. Perrier
Apodytes emirnensis Baker
Apodytes frappieri Cordem.
Apodytes gardneriana Miers
Apodytes giung A. Chev.
Apodytes hazomaitso Danguy
Apodytes imerinensis Baker
Apodytes inversa Baill. ex Grandid.
Apodytes javanica K. & V.
Apodytes mauritiana Benth. & Hook. f.
Apodytes tonkinensis Gagnep.
Apodytes yunnanensis Hu
Icacina mauritiana Miers
Mappia philippinensis Merr.
Neoleretia philippinensis (Merr.) Baehni
Nothapodytes philippinensis (Merr.) Sleumer


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