Salvia nubicola Wall. ex Sweet

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Salvia nubicola Wall. ex Sweet
  • Common name : Himalayan Yellow Sage
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Among shrubs and forest margins, often in dryish Pinus woodland; 2440 - 2600 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Easily recognized by the hastate-sagittate leaf bases and yellow corollas. Strongly lemon-scented when bruised.
  • Key identification features : Lower anther cells dolabriform, sterile; leaves hastate at base; corolla pale lemon yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Afghanistan, Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : East Afghanistan to Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 202
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 974
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Salvia nubicola. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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