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Useful Tropical Plants

Salvia potus

Epling

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Salvia chia Fernald

Common Name:

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General Information

Salvia potus is a bushy, annual plant growing around 60cm tall.
Cultivated for its seed in Mexico[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southern N. America - southern Mexico

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.60 m
Cultivation StatusCultivated, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The mucilagineous seeds are used to make a cooling beverages[
317
Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2022-11-27. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Salvia+potus>

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