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Taxon: Salvia splendens Sellow ex Nees

Genus: Salvia
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Nepetoideae tribe: Mentheae.
Nomen number: 70596
Place of publication: Flora 4:300. 1821 (J. A. Schultes, Mant. 1:185. 1822; J. Bellenden Ker, Bot. Reg. 8: t. 687. 1823)
Comment: place of publication verified by K. Gandhi, pers. comm. (via e-mail on 24 Sep 2014)
Name verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Sep-2014
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • bonfire salvia   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • scarlet sage   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yi chuan hong   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • sauge écarlate   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • sauge éclatante   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • Pracht-Salbei   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • kkaekkot   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [lists as S. splendens Sellow ex Roem. & Schult.].
  • Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Wood, J. R. I. & R. M. Harley. 1989. The genus Salvia (Labiatae) in Colombia. Kew Bull. 44:276. [lists as S. splendens Sellow ex Roem. & Schult.].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [lists as S. splendens Kew Gawler].
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Check other web resources for Salvia splendens Sellow ex Nees:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Salvia splendens cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?70596 (23 October 2014)

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