Salvia tortuosa

General comments: 

Several synonyms of the acceopted name, Salvia tortuosa Kunth have been acknowledged by The Plant List.


For original publication details of Salvia tortuosa see: Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 292 1818.

Geographic Range: 

Salvia tortuosa is found in Columbia and Ecuador.

This information was accessed through Tropicos and the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.


Larval lepidopteran herbivores collected in Napo Province, Ecuador (Yanaycu Forest).

Foodplant Associations: 

This information is based an ongoing project dedicated to the inventory and dissemination of information on lepidopteran larvae, their host plants, and their parasitoids in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest and an Ecuadorian montane cloud forest.

N= 23 herbivore associations as of 2012.

Crambidae: Unknown spp.; N=13.

Erebidae: Unknown spp.; N=2.

Noctuidae: Unknown spp.; N=4.

Geometridae: Unknown spp.; N=4.

Larval lepidopteran herbivores reared in Napo Province, Ecuador (Yanayacu Biological Station and Center for Creative Studies).

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith