Monday, 27 October 2014


Sage or Salvia (disambiguation)

Salvia is the biggest class of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with about 1000 types of bushes, herbaceous perennials, andannuals. within the Lamiaceae, Salvia is part of the tribe Mentheae inside the subfamily Nepetoideae. It is one of severalgenera generally alluded to as savvy. The class is circulated all through the Old World and the Americas, with three different locales of differences: Central and South America (approx. 500 species); Central Asia and Mediterranean (250 species); Eastern Asia (90 species). 

Salvia species incorporate yearly, biennial, or lasting herbs, alongside woody subshrubs. The stems are ordinarily plotted like different parts in Lamiaceae. The leaves are normally whole, however in some cases toothed or pinnately partitioned. The blossoming stems bear smallbracts, unlike the basal leaves in a few animal types the bracts are decorative and gaudy. The blossoms are created in racemes, or panicles, and by and large create a flashy showcase with blossom colors going from blue to red, with white and yellow less normal. The calyx is regularly tubular or ringer molded, without bushy throats, and isolated into two sections or lips, the upper lip whole or three toothed, the bring down two separated. The corollas are frequently paw formed and are two lipped. The upper lip is generally whole or three toothed. The lower lip normally has two projections. The stamens are lessened to two short structures with anthers two celled, the upper cell rich, and the lower flawed. The blossom styles are two split. The apples and oranges are smooth ovoid or elliptical nutletsand in numerous species they have an adhesive covering.