Salvia austriaca

Salvia austriaca (Photo: *)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Genus: Salvia
Species: Salvia austriaca

Name

Salvia austriaca Jacq.

Vernacular name
Türkçe: Avusturya ada çayı

Reference

Fl. Austr. 2: 8: T. 112. 1774

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Salvia austriaca, or Austrian sage, is a native of high altitudes across Russia and eastern Europe. The plant has a basal rosette of leaves 1 m across, which give off a fetid odor when brushed. The individual leaves are approx. 30 cm long, with indented midrib and veins. The flower stalk grows 60 cm or more above the foliage, with pale yellow flowers in whorls of six or more that make an inflorescence 20-25 cm long.[1]

Notes

1. ^ Clebsch, Betsy; Carol D. Barner (2003). The New Book of Salvias. Timber Press. p. 39. ISBN 9780881925609. http://books.google.com/books?id=NM0iwB8GrQYC&pg=PA39.

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