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Glycyrrhiza glabra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Galegeae
(Bronn) Torr. & Gray

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Galegeae is a tribe of the subfamily Faboideae. The tribe is found mostly in the northern hemisphere, but can also be found in Australia, Africa, and South America. The type genus is Galega.


  • Subtribe Alhagiinae
    • Alhagi Gagnebin
  • Subtribe Astragalinae
    • Astragalus L.
    • Biserrula L.
    • Calophaca Fisch. ex DC.
    • Caragana Fabr.
    • Chesneya Lindl. ex Endl.
    • Gueldenstaedtia Fisch.
    • Halimodendron Fisch. ex DC.
    • Oxytropis DC.
    • Spongiocarpella Yakovlev & N. Ulziykh.
  • Subtribe Coluteinae
    • Clianthus Sol. ex Lindl.
    • Colutea L.
    • Eremosparton Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
    • Lessertia DC.
    • Oreophysa (Bunge ex Boiss.) Bornm.
    • Smirnowia Bunge
    • Sphaerophysa DC.
    • Swainsona Salisb.
  • Subtribe Galeginae
    • Galega L.
  • Subtribe Glycyrrhizinae

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