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Lepechinia salviae (Lindl.) Epling

Place of Publication

Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 85(I): (1935)

Type citation

Type based on Stachys salviae “native of the neighbourhood of Valparaíso, where it was gathered in flower by Mr. James M’Rae, in February 1825”


Common names

  • alguelahuén (Morales (2018))
  • lahuenlahuén (Morales (2018))
  • salvia blanca (Morales (2018))


  • Gay (1849f)

    Gay, C. 1849. Historia física y política de Chile: Botánica, vol. 4(4):385-516. Paris & Chile (Museo Historia Natural de Santiago)

  • Epling (1935)

    Epling, C. 1935. Synopsis of the South American Labiatae. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis, Beihefte 85(I)

  • Morales (2018)

    Morales, R. 2018. Labiates (Lamiaceae) of Chile. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 75(1):1-74


Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.