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.

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Barbarea vulgaris (L.) W.T. Aiton Preferred
Barbarea arcuata (Opiz) Rchb. Synonym
Barbarea barbarea MacMill.
Barbarea ceretana Sennen
Barbarea croatica Borbás & Vuk.
Barbarea hirsuta Weihe
Barbarea lepuznica Nyár.
Barbarea lyrata (Gilib.) Asch.
Barbarea macrophylla (Halácsy) Halácsy
Barbarea pyrenaica Jord.
Barbarea rivularis Martrin-Donos ex Loret
Barbarea sibirica (Regel) Nakai
Barbarea stolonifera Pomel
Barbarea sylvestris Jord.
Barbarea taurica DC.
Barbarea vulgaris subsp. arcuata (Opiz) Hayek
Barbarea vulgaris subsp. vulgaris (L.) W.T. Aiton
Barbarea vulgaris var. arcuata (Opiz) Fr.
Barbarea vulgaris var. macrophylla Halácsy
Barbarea vulgaris var. taurica (DC.) Hook.f. & T. Anderson
Campe barbarea (L.) W. Wight ex Piper
Erysimum arcuatum Opiz
Erysimum barbarea L.
Erysimum lyratum Gilib.

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Barbarea vulgaris Preferred
Barbarea vulgaris R. Br.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Barbarea vulgaris W.T. Aiton Preferred
Barbarea stricta auct. non Andrz. Misapplied
Barbarea arcuata (Opiz ex J. Presl & C. Presl) Rchb.
Campe barbarea (L.) W. Wight ex Piper
Campe stricta auct. non (Andrz.) W. Wight ex Piper
Barbarea vulgaris var. arcuata (Opiz ex J. Presl & C. Presl) Fr.
Barbarea vulgaris var. brachycarpa Rouy & Foucaud
Barbarea vulgaris var. longisiliquosa Carion
Barbarea vulgaris var. sylvestris Fr.


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