Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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IUCN Red List Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
Botany resource Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
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GBIF national node type records: Brazil Genus
GBIF national node type records: France Genus
GBIF national node type records: United Kingdom Genus
IABIN resource Genus
IPÊ - Regional Flora Genus
BOLDS images II Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus Import Import Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Smithsonian type specimen data Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Centrolobium
Tropicos resource Genus
Wikimedia Commons
  • Centrolobium Mart. ex Benth.
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
  • Centrolobium Mart. ex Benth.


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