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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Family
Tropicos resource
Monthly ARKive text import Family
Monthly ARKive text import Family
Africa Tree Database Family
AskNature Family
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
BioImages resource
BioImages resource Family
BioImages resource Family
Biopix Family
Botany resource Family
Botany resource Family
Botany resource Family
Botany resource Family
Botany resource Family
Conifers and Hardwoods Family
Number of DNA and specimen records in GGBN Family
  • Ericaceae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Ericaceae
Edinburgh Rhododendron Monographs Family
Environments Family
Environments Family
Environments Family
Environments Family
Finding Species Family
FloraOfZimbabwe Family
FloraOfZimbabwe Family
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Ericaceae
Global Wood Density Database Family
Go Botany: New England Wild Flower Society Family
Herbarium Specimen Images (E) Family
IABIN resource Family
IABIN resource Family
INBio resource Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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Family
Illinois Wildflowers Family
Illinois Wildflowers Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Morphbank Resource Family
Mushroom Observer Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NatureServe resource Family
NatureServe resource Family
NatureServe resource Family
Number of pages in BHL Family
  • Ericaceae
Number of records in GBIF Family
  • Ericaceae
Number of sequences in GenBank Family
  • Ericaceae
Number of specimens with sequence in BOLDS Family
  • Ericaceae
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Rhododendron Images from Curtis Botanical Magazine cited by the Edinburgh Rhododendron Monographs Family
SBG, Most important plant families of switzerland
  • Ericaceae
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
Tropicos resource
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Family
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource Family
USDA Plants Family
USDA Plants Family
USDA Plants Family
Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - Bejucos y plantas trepadoras de Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia Family
eFloras Family
eFloras Family
eFloras Family
iNaturalist Images Family
iSpot southern Africa Family

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