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.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Library of Alexandria Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
BOT 323 Flowering Plants of the World, Oregon State University Order
BioImages resource Order
BioImages resource Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
IRMNG
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IRMNG
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IRMNG
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IABIN resource Order
INBio resource Order
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Library of Alexandria Order
Library of Alexandria
Library of Alexandria Order
Lily Database Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Order
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Capparales
OBIS depth range resource Order
Paleobiology Database
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Plazi Treatments Order
BIOL204- Botany, Jacksonville University Order
IUCN Structured Data Order
Tropicos resource Order
Tropicos resource Order
Tropicos resource Order
Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - Bejucos y plantas trepadoras de Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Order
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
iNaturalist Images Order
iSpot southern Africa Order
  • Brassicales

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