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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Antirrhineae
Genus: Galvezia
Species: G. ballii – G. fruticosa – G. grandiflora – G. juncea – G. lanceolata – G. leucantha

Galvezia Dombey ex Juss. Gen. Pl. 119. (1789)
Type species: Galvezia fruticosa J.F. Gmel. Syst. Nat. 2: 937. (1792)

Note: In spite of their distinct geographical distributions there is strong morphological and phylogenetic evidence that this genus and Gambelia should be co-generic.

Galvezia Ruiz & Pav. Florae Peruvianae, et Chilensis Prodromus 56. (1794) Rutaceae, nom. nov. Pitavia Molina (1810)


Dombey, J. (1789) Genera Plantarum 119.
Ghebrehiwet, M. Bremer, B. & Thulin, M. (2000) Phylogeny of the tribe Antirrhineae (Scrophulariaceae) based on morphological andndhF sequence data, Plant Systematics and Evolution, 220: 3–4, 223-239. Available on line [1]. Accessed 2014 May 30.
The Plant List 2013. Galvezia in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2014 May 12. 2014. Galvezia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 12 May 2014.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Galvezia. Published online. Accessed: May 12 2014.

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 the 1700s.[1]

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 Galapagos 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


Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names, Volume II, D–L. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-2676-9.

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