Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Antirrhineae
Genus: Galvezia


Galvezia is a genus of perennial plants which are native to western North America, western South America and the Galapagos Islands. The genus is currently placed in the family Plantaginaceae, having been formerly classified under Scrophulariaceae. It is named in honour of José de Gálvez, a colonial official in New Spain during the1700s.

Species include:

* Galvezia ballii Munz, native to Peru
* Galvezia fruticosa J.F. Gmel., native to Ecuador and Peru
* Galvezia glabrata Brandagee, native to Mexico
* Galvezia juncea (Benth.) A. Gray, native to Mexico
* Galvezia lanceolata Pennell, native to Ecuador
* Galvezia leucantha Wiggins, native to Ecuador and the Galapogos Islands
* Galvezia limensis (Dombey ex Chav.) Dombey & Benth., native to Peru
* Galvezia speciosa (Nutt.) A. Gray (syn. Gambelia speciosa (Nutt.), commonly known as Showy Island Snapdragon and native to the Channel Islands of California in California and Guadalupe Island, Mexico.


* Treatment from the Jepson Manual: Galvezia speciosa (Nutt.) A. Gray
* Missouri Botanical Gardens - VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database

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