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Salvia officinalis
(common sage)

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Salvia officinalis (common sage)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Salvia officinalis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • common sage
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Ornamental
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore

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Pictures

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Plant parts of sage (S. officinalis). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) flowering branch; (B) flower; (C) section through flower; (D) stamens; (E) calyx; (F) nutlet.
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CaptionPlant parts of sage (S. officinalis). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) flowering branch; (B) flower; (C) section through flower; (D) stamens; (E) calyx; (F) nutlet.
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Plant parts of sage (S. officinalis). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) flowering branch; (B) flower; (C) section through flower; (D) stamens; (E) calyx; (F) nutlet.
Plant partsPlant parts of sage (S. officinalis). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) flowering branch; (B) flower; (C) section through flower; (D) stamens; (E) calyx; (F) nutlet.©PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Salvia officinalis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • common sage

Other Scientific Names

  • Salvia chromatica Hoffsgg.. (1824)
  • Salvia papillosa Hoffsgg. (1828)

International Common Names

  • English: garden sage; sage; true sage
  • Spanish: salvia fina; salvia real
  • French: sauge; sauge officinale
  • Portuguese: salva

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Echter Salbei
  • Italy: salvia officinale
  • Netherlands: echte salie
  • Philippines: salvia
  • Sweden: kryddsalvia

EPPO code

  • SALOF (Salvia officinalis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Lamiales
  •                         Family: Lamiaceae
  •                             Genus: Salvia
  •                                 Species: Salvia officinalis

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Essential oils

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore