Salvia angulata

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Salvia angulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Salvia
Species: S. angulata
Binomial name
Salvia angulata
Benth.
Synonyms

S. longimarginata Briq.
S. tovarienis Briq.
S. tenuistachya Rusby

Salvia angulata is a herbaceous perennial native to the Caribbean coast from Panama through Colombia to Venezuela. It grows on the sides of streams and in wet forests, at 450 to 1,500 m (1,480 to 4,920 ft) elevation.

S. angulata reaches 1 m (3.3 ft) high, with ovate or subrhomboid leaves. The inflorescence of terminal racemes is 8 to 15 cm (3.1 to 5.9 in) long, with 10-15 verticillasters. The 10 mm (0.39 in) corolla is white, or white tinged with blue.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wood, J. R. I.; Harley, R. M. (1989). "The Genus Salvia (Labiatae) in Colombia". Kew Bulletin. Springer. 44 (2): 255–256. JSTOR 4110799.