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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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GBIF national node type records: Sweden Species
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Botany resource
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Rhodymenia californica
BOLD images
  • Rhodymenia californica
Global Biotic Interactions Species
IABIN resource Import
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NCBI Taxonomy
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OBIS Environmental Information
  • Rhodymenia californica Kylin, 1931


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