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Salvia elegans

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7 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

It's hard for me to tell from the picture but the leaves appeared to be smooth rather than ridged like in S.elegans...also S.miniata is a rather large plant and your photo appears large. You have seen the plant in situ, however.

But one way or another, you know at least, that it's a Salvia.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Ceherzog, tank you for the tip, I'd never guess it was a Salvia plant.. I thought the leaves of S. Miniata weren't the same as in my spot, so I did a little research, and found this one, that seems to fit better.

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

I think it's Salvia miniata
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/9180...

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Thank you, mostly, I will.

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 11 years ago

No apology necessary @asergio. I said it *resembles* lobelia, not that it was a lobelia. I was merely offering you a place to start looking for lineage of ID.

Good luck finding an ID! Be sure to let us know when you figure out what it is.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Hmmmm... Sorry, mostly microbe, but the leaves are very different...

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 11 years ago

Resembles a wildflower native to US called Lobelia cardinalis.

http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result...

Sergio Monteiro
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Sergio Monteiro

Morretes, Paran√°, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 27, 2011
Submitted on Oct 6, 2011

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