The Chiapas sage (Salvia chiapensis) belongs to Lamiaceae (the Mint family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed to southeastern Mexico, Estado de Chiapas. This herb grows in mist forests at 2100-2800 m elevation, and can reach 75-120 cm in height. It has not cold resistance, and dies with tstrong frost. The leaves are glossy, dark green, ovate with serrated edges. The spikes are borne on the flowering stalks, and bloom pale rose pink, labiate flowers from August to November.