Galactia

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Contains 14 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:MILKPEA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Galactia

Citation

Citation GALACTIA P. Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 298. 1756.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Galactia pendula Persoon (Clitoria galactia Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Galactia austrofloridensis SOUTH FLORIDA MILKPEA
Galactia brachypoda  
Galactia elliottii ELLIOTT'S MILKPEA
Galactia erecta ERECT MILKPEA
Galactia floridana FLORIDA MILKPEA
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Heterocarpaea Heterocarpaea Scheele, Linnaea 21: 467. 1848. TYPE: Heterocarpaea texana Scheele
Leucodyction Leucodyction Dalzell, Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 264. 1850. TYPE: Leucodyction malvensis Walpers
Odonia Odonia Bertoloni, Lucubr. Re Herb. 35. 1822; Opusc. Sci. 4: 334. 1823. TYPE: Odonia tomentosa Bertoloni
Sweetia Sweetia de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 381. Nov 1825, non Sprengel Jan-May 1825. TYPE: Non designatus.