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Salvia coccinea Fuss. ex Merr.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs annual or biennial. Stems erect, to 70 cm, spreading hirsute, retrorse gray pilose. Petiole 0.5-2 cm; leaf blade ovate to triangular-ovate, 2-5 × 1.5-4 cm, abaxially gray minutely tomentose, base cordate to subtruncate, margin serrate or obtusely serrate, apex acute. Inflorescences densely, retrorse fine white pilose; verticillasters 4- to many flowered, widely spaced, in terminal racemes; bracts ovate, longer than pedicels, margin ciliate. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 7-9 mm, finely pilose, puberulent, intermixed with yellowish glands; upper lip ovate, ca. 2.5 × 3 mm, ciliolate, apex mucronate; lower lip nearly as long as upper, deeply 2-toothed. Corolla scarlet or deep red, 2-2.3 cm, pubescent; tube ca. 1.6 cm; upper lip shorter than lower; lower lip ca. 7 × 8.5 mm. Stamens exserted; filaments ca. 4 mm; connectives ca. 1.5 mm, slender. Nutlets yellow-brown with blackish spots, obovoid, 1.5-2.5 mm. Fl. Apr-Jul.

Used as an ornamental and medicinally.

Cultivated in China and naturalized in Yunnan [South America]

生活型: 草本

栽培植物: 栽培

特征: 直立草本;花红色

花期: 夏月

生境: 栽培

用途: 庭园绿化花卉

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


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