Genus:
Salvia L.

Salvia sclarea L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Central Asia and W. Himalaya.

[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 Europe to Central Asia
Morphology General Habit
Short-lived perennial to 1 m, with coarsely hairy stems.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, broadly ovate or ovate-oblong, 7–14(–20) × 5–10 cm, coarsely serrate, pubescent; verticils 2–6-flowered.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts ± obscuring flowers, pink to mauve, ovate, acuminate, 15–35 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx usually coloured, campanulate, 10–13 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 20–30 mm long; posterior lip lilac, falcate, longer than the broader, cream anterior lip.

Doubtfully present in:

Morocco

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bulgaria, Corse, Cyprus, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sinai, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Baleares, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Free State, Idaho, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Washington

Salvia sclarea L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2011 Zarrei [1084], Iran K000735204 No
Nov 1, 1988 Samuelsson, G. [2078], Lebanon K000315821 Yes
Davis, P.H. [15831], Turkey K000315820 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 27 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Manikandan, R., Chandrasekar, K. & Srivastava, S.K. (2012). Life form analysis of the family Lamiaceae in Jammu & Kashmir, India Phytotaxonomy 12: 7-19.
  • Nowak, A. & Nobis, M. (eds.) (2020). Illustrated Flora of Tajikistan and adjacent areas 2: 367-766. PAN, Polish academy of sciences.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Manikandan, R., Chandrasekar, K. & Srivastava, S.K. (2012). Life form analysis of the family Lamiaceae in Jammu & Kashmir, India Phytotaxonomy 12: 7-19.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.H.S., Gard. E. Afr.: 137 (1995)

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