Salvia hispanica L.

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Common names: Chia (English)
Status: Introduced and cultivated
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Other sources of information about Salvia hispanica:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Salvia hispanica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Salvia hispanica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Salvia hispanica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Salvia hispanica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Salvia hispanica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Salvia hispanica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Salvia hispanica
JSTOR Plant Science: Salvia hispanica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Salvia hispanica
Plants of the World Online: Salvia hispanica
Tropicos: Salvia hispanica
Wikipedia: Salvia hispanica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Salvia hispanica., retrieved 25 June 2024

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