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Taxon: Salvia hispanica L.

 
Genus: Salvia
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Salviinae
Nomen number: 32939
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:25. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Jul-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (chia oil from seeds)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (c. & s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: mentions
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Ayerza, R. 1996. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Jojoba and its uses and of the Third International Conference on New Industrial Crops and Products. 187-191.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  10. Williams, L. O. 1981. The useful plants of Central America. Ceiba 24:150.

Check other web resources for Salvia hispanica L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Salvia hispanica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?32939. Accessed 18 November 2019.