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Galactia  P. Browne
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26683

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): milkpea [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusGalactia P. Browne – milkpea  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Galactia acapulcensis Rose  
                                  Species Galactia canescens Benth. – hoary milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia dubia DC. – West Indian milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia eggersii Urb. – Eggers' milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia elliottii Nutt. – Elliott's milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia erecta (Walter) Vail – erect milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia floridana Torr. & A. Gray – Florida milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia heterophylla A. Gray – Gray's milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia jussiaeana Kunth  
                                  Species Galactia longifolia (Jacq.) Benth. – longleaf milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia marginalis Benth. – edible milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia microphylla (Chapm.) H.J. Rogers ex D.W. Hall & B.D. Ward – littleleaf milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia mollis Michx. – soft milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia parvifolia A. Rich. – small-leaf milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia pinetorum Small – pineland milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia regularis (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – eastern milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia smallii H.J. Rogers ex Herndon – Small's milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia striata (Jacq.) Urb. – Florida hammock milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia texana (Scheele) A. Gray – Texas milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia volubilis (L.) Britton – downy milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia watsoniana W.C. Holmes & Singhurst – Watson's milkpea 
                                  Species Galactia wrightii A. Gray – Wright's milkpea, Wright milkpea 

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  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Galactia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Galactia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Galactia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Galactia   
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