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Synonym

Any name referring to the same species or genus as another name, though usually taken to mean the name that is currently not accepted; thus Pinus insignis is a synonym of Pinus radiata, now the accepted name for the Monterey pine. When a genus has been merged with or split from another genus, the synonym is never the larger or older genus: for example, Fortunella is a synonym of Citrus, but Citrus is not a synonym of Fortunella.

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