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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. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
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. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  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. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?32939. Accessed 19 October 2018.