Salvia chiapensis Fernald

Chiapas Sage

Perennial herb to about 1 m tall. Leaves elliptic, to about 6 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, prominently veined, glossy and hairless. Flowers on long, wiry stems, each verticillaster of 2-6 flowers. Corolla to 2 cm long, magenta, hairy; year round.


Magenta flowers.

Source: Garnett, L.; Ellis, G.; Spencer, R.; Templeton, S. (2002). Salvia. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Salvia L.