Galactites

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Galactites
Galactites elegans.jpg
Galactites tomentosa
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Galactites

Type species
Galactites tomentosa
Synonyms[1]

Lupsia Neck. ex Neck.

Galactites is a genus of flowering plants in the thistle family.[2][3][4] The name is derived from the Greek γάλα (= "milk"). The best known species is Galactites tomentosa.[5]

Species[1]
  1. Galactites duriaei Spach ex Durieu - Spain, France, Channel Islands (UK), Monaco, Andorra, Gibraltar, Algeria, Morocco
  2. Galactites mutabilis Durieu - Algeria, Tunisia
  3. Galactites rigualii Figuerola, Stübing & Peris - Spain
  4. Galactites tomentosa Moench (sometimes spelled tomentosa but see Tropicos[3]) - Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Malta, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira

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