Salvia (?)

annette68_gwApril 7, 2011

This very salvia like plant is growing wild over a hill here, no salvias are native to Australia, it has scalloped leaves and pink/white flowers anyone familiar with it.

Here is a link that might be useful: Unknown salvia

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Foliage of this unknown plant.

Here is a link that might be useful: Foliage of unknown

    Bookmark   April 7, 2011 at 2:02AM
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wcgypsy(10 / Sunset 23)


    Bookmark   April 7, 2011 at 9:22AM
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rich_dufresne(z7 NC)

Anisomeles is a mint, and a member of subfamily Lamioideae, different from Salvia, which belongs to subfamily Nepetoideae.

Other Salvia mimics belong to subfamily Lamiales include Phlomis (Jerusalen Sage)

Order Lamiales includes a lor of other plant families with labiate flowers that can mimic Salvia, like the Acantaceae and Gesneriaceae

The Wiki entry on the Lamiaceae is pretty interesting:

From the flowers of India:

Here is a link that might be useful: Anisomeles relationship tree

    Bookmark   April 7, 2011 at 9:13PM
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