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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BROT version 2009.01 Genus
BioImages resource
BioImages resource
BioImages resource
Botany resource
Botany resource Genus
Botany resource Genus
CalPhotos
  • Iris
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
Environments
IRMNG
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Genus
B - Fachrichtung Stauden - Stauden
  • Iris Cultivars Pumila-Grp.
B - Fachrichtung Stauden - Stauden
  • Iris Cultivars Germanica-Grp.
FloraOfZimbabwe Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Compendium of Weeds Species
  • Iris
Herbarium Specimen Images (E) Genus
Herbarium Specimen Images (E)
IABIN resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
Illinois Wildflowers Genus
Illinois Wildflowers Genus
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
Lily Database Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Botany Elevation Data: Ferns & Flowering Plants Genus
NMNH Botany Elevation Data: Ferns & Flowering Plants Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
One-time import of archived NBII images Genus
Plants of Tibet
  • Iris L.
Plants of Tibet
  • Belamcanda Adans.
Monthly ARKive text import Genus
A4 - Stauden
  • Iris Cultivars Germanica-Grp.
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Genus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
Tropicos resource Subgenus
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource Genus
USDA PLANTS Structured Data
  • Pardanthopsis
USDA Plants
USDA Plants Genus
USDA Plants
USDA Plants Genus
USDA Plants Genus
USDA Plants
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
eFloras Genus
eFloras Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus
iSpot southern Africa Genus

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