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Hummingbird Sage

©Stan Shebs, published under Creative Commons licence

Order: Lamiales

Family:Lamiaceae

Scientific Name:Salvia guaranitica

IUCN Red List status: Not Evaluated


Protected by the following WLT projects:

   

Description

The Hummingbird Sage is native to Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. It can grow to three metres tall with flowers two-five centimetres long. When its leaves are crushed an anise scent is produced.

 

Threats and Conservation

WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (REGUA Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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