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Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Lamiales (178)

        Family: Lamiaceae (93)(family description)

          Genus: Salvia (9)

            Epithet: sclareoides Brot. (1)

Synonyms: Salvia baetica Boiss., Salvia bullata Vahl, Salvia elongata Spreng., Salvia lusitanica J.Jacq., Sclarea lusitanica Mill.

baetica => refers to the Roman Province Baetica that included most of southern Spain

elongata => elongated, lengthened, drawn out, extended

lusitanica => from Portugal


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

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