Salvia alatipetiolata

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Salvia alatipetiolata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Salvia
Species: S. alatipetiolata
Binomial name
Salvia alatipetiolata
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Salvia alatipetiolata is a perennial plant that is native to Sichuan province in China, growing on grassy hillsides at 3,800 m (12,500 ft) elevation.[1]The plant grows on erect stems up to 40 cm (16 in) tall, with numerous basal leaves that are ovate-hastate, ranging in size from 3.5 to 6 cm (1.4 to 2.4 in) long and 1.5 to 4.5 cm (0.59 to 1.77 in) wide. The upper leaf surface is mostly smooth, while the underside has many gray hairs.

Inflorescences are of loose raceme-panicles, with a 2 cm (0.79 in) yellowish corolla held in a purple calyx.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tropicos.org
  2. ^ "Lamiaceae" (PDF). Flora of China. Harvard University. 17: 156. 1994.