Salvia discolor

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Salvia discolor
Salvia discolor


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Salviinae
Genus: Salvia
Subgenus: S. subg. Calosphace
Sectio: S. sect. Discolores
Species: Salvia discolor


Salvia discolor Kunth in Humb. & al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 294. 1818.



  • Heterotypic
    • Salvia bonplandiana F.Dietr., Nachtr. Vollst. Lex. Gärtn. 7: 403. 1821.
    • Salvia mexicana Hemsl., Gard. Chron., n.s., 19: 341. 1883,nom. illeg.
    • Salvia nigricans Hemsl., Gard. Chron., n.s., 19: 341. 1883.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Peru

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Andean sage
español: Yatoma
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