Salvia (Salvia cardenasii)

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Salvia fact file

Salvia description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderLamiales
FamilyLamiaceae
GenusSalvia (1)

Information on Salvia cardenasii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Salvia status

Salvia cardenasii has not yet been classified by the IUCN. However it is considered rare and endangered (2) as there are only three or four small populations which have a narrow habitat requirement (pasture with mist) which are in danger of being ploughed up (3).

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References

  1. Tropicos – Missouri Botanical Garden (February, 2012)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Wood, J. R. I. (2007). The Salvias (Lamiaceae) of Bolivia. Kew Bulletin 62(2): 177-221.
  3. Wood, J.R.I. (January, 2012) Pers.comm.
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Salvia cardenasii flower and leaves  
Salvia cardenasii flower and leaves

© Darwin Initiative Project 162- 11-010

JRI Wood
jriwood@hotmail.com

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