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.

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
dudleya Preferred
Dudleya Britton & Rose Authority


Name Relationship
Dudleya N. L. Britton et J. N. Rose, 1903 Preferred
Dudleya cespitosa (Haw.) Britt. & Rose Synonym
Dudleya gigantea Rose
Dudleya laxa (Lindl.) Britt. & Rose
Dudleya lurida Rose
Dudleya parva Rose & A. Davids.
Dudleya rusbyi (Greene) Britt. & Rose
Dudleya bettinae Hoover
Dudleya compacta Rose
Dudleya alainiae Reiser
Dudleya angustiflora Rose
Dudleya brauntonii Rose
Dudleya delicata Rose
Dudleya grandiflora Rose
Dudleya hassei (Rose) Moran
Dudleya arizonica Rose
Dudleya eastwoodiae Rose
Dudleya goldmanii Rose
Dudleya brevifolia (Moran) Moran
Dudleya congesta Rose
Dudleya nevadensis (S. Wats.) Britt. & Rose
Dudleya humilis Rose
Dudleya cotyledon (Jacq.) Britt. & Rose
Dudleya septentrionalis Rose


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