Salvia serotina

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Salvia serotina


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. Calosphace
Sectio: S. sect. Microsphace
Species: Salvia serotina


  • Salvia serotina L., Mant. Pl. 1: 25. 1767.
    • Lectotype: Anon. s.n. (LINN-42.9) LT designated by Hedge (2001).


  • Heterotypic
    • Salvia bullata Ortega, Nov. Rar. Pl. Descr. Dec. 109. 1800.
    • Salvia caymanensis Millsp. & Uline, Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser., 2(1): 94. 1900.
    • Salvia dominica Sw., Observ. Bot. 18. 1791, nom. illeg. non L. (1753).
    • Salvia fernaldii Standl., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 8: 41. 1930.
    • Salvia floriana J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 332. 1935.
    • Salvia insularum Epling, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 85: 66. 1935.
    • Salvia micrantha Vahl, Enum. Pl. 1: 235. 1804.
    • Salvia orbicularis Benth., Bot. Voy. Sulphur 151. 1844 publ. 1846.
    • Salvia pseudoserotina Epling, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 85: 67. 1935.
    • Salvia serotina var. sagittifolia Millsp., Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2, 95. 1900.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast,
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Florida
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Galápagos, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Turks-Caicos Is., Windward Is.
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
    • Introduced into:
      • Bermuda

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • 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
  • Hedge in Jarvis, W.R. & al. (2001) Taxon 50: 519.

Vernacular names

English: Cayman sage, Littlewoman
فارسی: سالفيا كايمانينسيس
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