Satureja montana L.

Common name

English: Winter savory

German: Berg-Bohnenkraut

Portuguese: Segurelha-das-montanhas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Lamiales (158)

        Family: Lamiaceae (89) (family description)

          Genus: Satureja (2)

           Epithet: montana L. (9)

Synonyms: Clinopodium montanum (L.) Kuntze, Micromeria montana (L.) Rchb., Micromeria pygmaea Rchb., Micromeria variegata Rchb., Satureja brevis Jord. & Fourr., Satureja ciliata Avé-Lall.

ciliata => fringed, as with eyelashes

montana => growing in the mountains

montanum => growing in the mountains

pygmaea => little; small; short; low; dwarf

variegata => irregularly coloured, in stripes or patches

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Satureja montana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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