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

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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
Nov 1, 1988 Samuelsson, G. [2078], Lebanon K000315821
Davis, P.H. [15831], Turkey K000315820

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

Accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.H.S., Gard. E. Afr.: 137 (1995)

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