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. Import

Name Relationship
Acacia paradoxa DC. Preferred
Acacia armata R. Br. Synonym

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Acacia paradoxa DC. Preferred
Acacia armata R. Br.
Racosperma paradoxum (DC.)C.Mart.
Acacia hybrida Lodd.
Mimosa paradoxa (DC.)Poir.
Phyllodoce undulata Link
Acacia armata var. angustifolia Benth.
Acacia armata var. paradoxa (DC.)Ser.
Acacia armata var. undulata Domin
Mimosa paradoxa Dum.Cours.
Mimosa armata (R.Br.)Poir.
Phyllodoce armata (R. Br.) Link
Racosperma armata (R.Br.)Mart.
Acacia armata var. plana Ser.
Acacia undulata Willd.
Acacia undulata Spin
Acacia undulata Wendl.
Racosperma undulata (Wendl.)Mart.
Acacia undulata Spreng.
Acacia ornithophora Sweet
Acacia armata var. ornithophora (Sweet)Benth.
Acacia furcifera Lindl.
Acacia armata var. microphylla Benth.
Acacia undulata var. longispina Vis.
Acacia armata var. pendula Seem.
Acacia armata var. longipedunculata Regel
Acacia armata var. typica Domin

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Acacia paradoxa Preferred
Acacia paradoxa DC.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Acacia paradoxa DC. Preferred
Acacia armata R. Br.


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