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
Matricaria recutita L. Preferred
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert Synonym
Matricaria chamomilla auct.
Chamomilla chamomilla (L.) Rydb.
Matricaria chamomilla var. coronata (J. Gay) Coss. & Germ.


Name Relationship
Matricaria recutita L. Preferred
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert Synonym

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Chamomilla chamomilla L. Preferred
Chamomilla recutita subsp. recutita
Chamomilla recutita subsp. bayeri
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rausch.
Chamomilla chamomilla (L.) Rydb.
Chamomilla officinalis K.Koch
Matricaria recutita var. recutita L.
Matricaria recutita var. kochiana (Sch. Bip.) Greuter
Chamomilla patens Gilib.
Matricaria recutita var. coronata (Boiss.) Halácsy
Chamomilla courrantiana (DC.) K.Koch
Chamomilla vulgaris Gray
Chamaemelum vulgare Bubani
Chamaemelum suaveolens E.H.L.Krause
Chamomilla chamomilla f. suaveolens Fiori & Paol.
Camomilla patens Gilib.
Chamomilla chamomilla var. recutita (L.) Grierson
Chamomilla chamomilla var. coronata Coss. & Germ.
Chamomilla chamomilla f. kochiana (Sch.Bip.) Fiori & Paol.
Chamomilla chamomilla f. courrantiana (DC.) Fiori & Paol.
Camomilla deflexa Gilib.
Chamomilla chamomilla subsp. pusilla (Willd.) Holmboe
Chamomilla chamomilla var. pusilla (Willd.) Fiori
Chamomilla chamomilla f. pusilla (Willd.) Fiori & Paol.
Chamomilla chamomilla var. recutita (L.) Fiori
Matricaria suaveolens L.
Matricaria salina (Schur) Schur
Matricaria kochiana Sch. Bip.
Matricaria courrantiana DC.
Matricaria recutita L.
Matricaria bayeri Kanitz
Matricaria pusilla Willd.
Matricaria exigua Tuntas
Matricaria capitellata Batt. & Pit.
Courrantia chamomilloides Sch. Bip.
Chrysanthemum chamomilla (L.) Bernh.
Chrysanthemum suaveolens (L.) Cav.


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