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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central U.S.A. to NE. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Lamiaceae (Labiatae), A.J. Paton, G. Bramley, O. Ryding, R.M. Polhill, Y.B. Harvey, M. Iwarsson, F. Willis, P.B. Phillipson, K. Balkwill, C.W. Lukhoba, D.F. Otieno, & R.M. Harley. Salvia, RM Polhill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

Note
Native of Mexico and Texas
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb, 0.7–1.2 m tall, with puberulous stems.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves often clustered at nodes, rather shortly petiolate, lanceolate to linear-elliptic, 4–8 × 1–2.5 cm, pubescent mainly on veins; verticils 10–16-flowered.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts inconspicuous, deciduous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx shortly tubular, 5–8 mm long, subtruncate, lanate with white to violet hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to blue or purple, 10–15 mm long; tube 6–9 mm long; anterior lip longer than posterior lip.

[FWTA]

Labiatae, J. K. Morton. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A perennial, bushy herb, several feet high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Blue flowers
Ecology
Commonly cultivated and occasionally occurring as a garden throwout, etc.

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Introduced into:

Connecticut, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, India, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Salvia farinacea Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1977 Drummond, T. [272], Texas K000929910
Jan 1, 1927 Berlandier, J.L. [1654], Texas K000929909 isotype
Jan 1, 1927 Berlandier, J.L. [1654], Texas K000929907 Unknown type material
75500.000
Hoehne, W. [11739], Brazil K001225181
s.coll. [s.n.], Texas K000929908
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001225182

First published in Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 274 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R., Harvey, Y., Iwarsson, M., Willis, F., Phillipson, P., Balkwill, K., Lukhoba, C., Otiend, D & Harley (2009). Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-430.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Lab. Gen. & Sp. 274 (1833).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fl. Rwanda 3: 345, fig. 111.4 (1985)
  • JexBlake, Gard. E. Afr., ed. 4: 82 (1957)
  • K.H.S., Gard. E. Afr.: 137 (1995).
  • Not. Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 33: 114 (1974)
  • U.O.P.Z.: 439 (1949)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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