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Useful Tropical Plants

Salvia mexicana

L.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Hemistegia mexicana (L.) Raf.

Jungia altissima Moench

Salvia amethystina Salisb.

Salvia lupulina Fernald

Salvia melissifolia Desf.

Salvia nitidifolia Ortega

Salvia papilionacea Cav.

Sclarea mexicana (L.) Mill.

Common Name:

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General Information

Salvia mexicana
Also grown as an ornamental for its showy blue flowers[
1438
Title
Food Plants in the Americas: A Survey of the Domesticated, Cultivated, and Wild Plants Used for Human Food in North,
Publication
 
Author
Kermath B.M.; Bennett B.C.' Pulsipher L.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2014
ISBN
 
Description
A pre-publication draft of an amazing, on-going work first started in 1985. It contains information on more than 3,900 taxa from the Americas - from Arctic regions to the Tropics
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southern N. America - through most of Mexico

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Height0.00 m

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Seeds are used to make a beverage[
1438
Title
Food Plants in the Americas: A Survey of the Domesticated, Cultivated, and Wild Plants Used for Human Food in North,
Publication
 
Author
Kermath B.M.; Bennett B.C.' Pulsipher L.M.
Publisher
 
Year
2014
ISBN
 
Description
A pre-publication draft of an amazing, on-going work first started in 1985. It contains information on more than 3,900 taxa from the Americas - from Arctic regions to the Tropics
]

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2023-02-03. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Salvia+mexicana>

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