Salvia apiana

Salvia apiana
Salvia apiana


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Salviinae
Genus: Salvia
Subgenus: S. subg. Sclarea
Sectio: S. sect. Echinosphace
Species: Salvia apiana


Salvia apiana Jeps., 1908


  • Basionym
    • Audibertia polystachya Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 314 (1833).
  • Homotypic
    • Ramona polystachya (Benth.) Greene, Pittonia 2: 235 (1892).
    • Audibertiella polystachya (Benth.) Briq., Bull. Herb. Boissier 2: 73 (1894).
    • Salvia californica Jeps., Fl. W. Calif.: 460 (1901), nom. illeg.
    • Salvia apiana var. typica Munz, Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 26: 25 (1927), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Salvia apiana var. compacta Munz, Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 26: 25 (1927).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

Jepson, W.L., 1908. Muhlenbergia; a Journal of Botany. Lancaster, PA, and Los Gatos, CA 3:144.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Weißer Salbei
English: White sage
español: Salvia blanca
français: Sauge blanche
Türkçe: Beyaz ada çayı
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