Revision of Salvia subg. Calosphace sect. Membranaceae (Lamiaceae)

Jesús Guadalupe González-Gallegos


A taxonomic revision of Salvia subg. Calosphace sect. Membranaceae is presented based on the examination of recent collections and field observations. The section is comprised of 12 species and it occurs from northern Mexico to northern South America. A morphological conspectus, identification key, improved standarized descriptions, photographs, distribution maps, a comprehensive list of synonyms and a discussion about the delimitation of problematic taxa are given.


Central America, Salvia, Elscholtzioideae, Lamiaceae, Lophanthoideae, Mesoamerican Flora, Mexico

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