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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Eritrea to N. Ethiopia, Arabian Pen, India.

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

Salvia dianthera Roth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526] Meriandra bengalensis K001113344
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526] Meriandra bengalensis K001113348
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526] Meriandra bengalensis K001113345
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526] Meriandra bengalensis K001113346
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526] Meriandra bengalensis K001113343
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1526], India Meriandra bengalensis K001113347
Wallich, N. [1526] Meriandra bengalensis K000881726
Heyne, B. [s.n.] Meriandra bengalensis K000881724
Wallich, N. [s.n.] Meriandra bengalensis K000881725
Aug 19, 1959 Mooney, H.F. [7995], Ethiopia Meriandra dianthera K000509333
Ryding, O. [1429], Ethiopia Meriandra dianthera K000509332

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 1: 263 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Drew, B.T. & al. (2017). Salvia united: The greatest good for the greatest number Taxon 66: 133-145.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Meriandra dianthera.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0