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.

Tropicos resource

Name Relationship
Cassia absus L. Preferred
Cassia babylonica Schrank Synonym
Cassia thonningii DC.
Grimaldia absus (L.) Britton & Rose
Senna exigua Roxb.

FloraOfZimbabwe

Name Relationship
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby Preferred
Cassia absus L. Synonym

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby Preferred
Grimaldia absus (L.) Link
Grimaldia opifera Schrank
Cassia babylonica Schrank
Senna exigua Roxb.
Cassia exigua Roxb.
Cassia thonningii DC.
Senna absus (L.)Roxb.
Senna quadrifolia Burm.
Cassia foliolis L.
Cassia coccinea Wall.
Cassia viscida Zoll.
Cassia absus L.

India Biodiversity Portal Species Data

Name Relationship
Chamaecrista absus Preferred
Cassia absus L.

IUCN Red List

Name Relationship
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby Preferred
Cassia absus L.
Grimaldia absus (L.) Britton & Rose

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Chamaecrista absus Preferred
Cassia absus
Cassia coccinea
Cassia absus L. Authority
Cassia coccinea Wall.
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby

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