The plants around us. Volum III The plant around us. Volume III. Etwining project - Page 28

English: sage Spanish: sabio Estonian: salvei Portuguese: salva Albanian: i urtë Salvia is an aromatic plant whose greyish-green leaves are used as a culinary herb, native to southern Europe and the Mediterrean. Leaves The oval leaves are rough or wrinkled and usually downy; the colour ranges from gray-green to whitish green, and some varieties are variegated. Turkish: adaçayı Flowers Catalan: sage The flowers are borne in spikes and feature tubular two-lipped corollas that are attractive to a variety of pollinators, including bees,butterflies, and hummingbirds. The flowers can be purple, pink, white, or red and produce nutlet fruits. Plantae Tracheobionta Spermatophyta Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Asteranae Lamiales Lamiaceae Salvia L. S. Officinalis