'New Salvias from Argentina'

roland_gardenerDecember 4, 2007

A "new" Salvia species has been collected from the wild in Northeastern Argentina by Prof. German Roitman (School of Agronomy, Univ. of Buenos Aires). Although it was cited for Argentinean flora, it has never been in cultivation before. Its name is yet to be confirmed but it might be Salvia nervosa. Pictures will be uploaded by Robin Middleton soon.

I hope you enjoy it.

Best Wishes to all the Salvia community!

Ing. Agr. Rolando Uría

School of Agronomy

University of Buenos Aires

E-mail: ruria@agro.uba.ar

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rich_dufresne(z7 NC)

You might want to check out this info at the New York Botanical Garden's online Herbarium

For an online herbarium image, try this site (THUMBNAIL GERADO, translated from Portugese):

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pt&u=http://www.herbario.ib.ufu.br/imagens/direita.php%3Fid%3D341&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=5&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522salvia%2Bnervosa%2522%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG

regular URL:
http://www.herbario.ib.ufu.br/imagens/direita.php?id=341

There is an image (you need Adobe Flash 9 player)

Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia nervosa specimens at the NYBG Herbarium

    Bookmark   December 4, 2007 at 2:06PM
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roland_gardener

Thank you very much Richard. As usual you post excellent information resources.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of any assistance.

Best Regards,

Rolando.

    Bookmark   December 14, 2007 at 10:58PM
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gerris2

Hi Rolando, and Richard, Merry Christmas.

Joseph

    Bookmark   December 24, 2007 at 7:03PM
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sarahbn(z6Pa.)

Merry Christmas to all! I wonder what it looks like and if the hummingbirds use it?

    Bookmark   December 25, 2007 at 1:37PM
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