genus Satureja


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Noun1.genus Satureja - savorygenus Satureja - savory          
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
savory - any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
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The genus Satureja consists of 15 species in Iran and nine out of them are endemic.
The genus Satureja (Lamiaceae) consistitutes about 200 species of herbs and shrubs, often aromatic, widly distributed in Mediterranean areas, Asia and boreal America [9].