genus Salvia

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Related to genus Salvia: Salvia officinalis
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Noun1.genus Salvia - large genus of shrubs and subshrubs of the mint family varying greatly in habit: sage
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
salvia, sage - any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
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A remarkable case of anemochory in the genus Salvia is seen in S.
The genus Salvia is the most diverse genus of the family Lamiaceae, with over 1,000 species around the world distributed in tropical and subtropical zones.
Staminal Evolution in the Genus Salvia (Lamiaceae): Molecular Phylogenetic Evidence for Multiple Origins of the Staminal Lever.
00 Lingfield Certain true sages, members of the genus salvia, are referred to as purple sage, including salvia dorrii, which is a mild hallucinogen when smoked and is used in Native American ceremonies and herbal medicines.
Fifty-eight species of the genus Salvia (Lamiaceae) are found in Iran, seventeen of which are endemic [6].