Salvia runcinata L.f.

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Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Salvia runcinata

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

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Synonyms: Salvia monticola Benth.
Salvia sisymbrifolia Skan
Salvia stenophylla sensu Eyles, non Benth.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb up to 50 cm tall, rarely taller, with 1-several hairy stems growing from a taproot. Leaves mostly crowded at the base but extending along the stems, oblong-oblanceolate in outline, up to 14 cm long, with rounded to triangular lobes along the sides, pubescent on both surfaces and with sessile glands but sometimes becoming hairless; shortly petiolate or sessile in the upper leaves. Flowers in 8-20 well-spaced 4-8-flowered clusters; bract ovate-acumintae, 3-6 mm long; Calyx 5-8 mm long with 3 teeth above, 1-1.5 mm long and 2 teeth below, 2-3 mm long. Corolla blue to mauve or rarely white, 7-14 mm long; upper lip straight and lower lip as long or slightly longer than upper.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: runcinata: runcinate; referring to the leaves having saw-toothed divisions directed away from the apex.
Habitat: In grassy places, often on heavy, damp soils or in disturbed areas.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Western Zimbabwe, Southeastern Botswana and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Images last updated: Thursday 31 December 2020
Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 57.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 88 - 90.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 79.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Salvia runcinata
African Plant Database: Salvia runcinata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Salvia runcinata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Salvia runcinata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Salvia runcinata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Salvia runcinata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Salvia runcinata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Salvia runcinata
iNaturalist: Salvia runcinata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Salvia runcinata
JSTOR Plant Science: Salvia runcinata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Salvia runcinata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Salvia runcinata
Plants of the World Online: Salvia runcinata
Tropicos: Salvia runcinata
Wikipedia: Salvia runcinata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Salvia runcinata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149470, retrieved 22 January 2021

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