EPPO Global Database

Salvia hispanica(SALHI)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SALHI
  • Preferred name: Salvia hispanica
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central and South America. Cultivated for its seeds, used as a health food


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Salvia chia Fernald

Common names
Name Language
chia blanco Spanish (HN)
chian Spanish (GT)
semente-de-chia Portuguese