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Common name

English: Woodland germander

German: Salbei-Gamander

Portuguese: Escórdio


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Lamiaceae (97)(family description)

          Genus: Teucrium (3)

            Epithet: scorodonia L. (2)

Synonyms: Monochilon cordifolius Dulac, Scorodonia heteromalla Moench, Scorodonia solitaria Stokes, Scorodonia sylvestris (Lam.) Link, Scorodonia trivialis Raf., Scorodonia vulgaris Raf., Teucrium salviifolium Salisb., Teucrium sylvestre Lam.

cordifolius => with heart-shaped leaves

heteromalla => with variable hairs or bristles

salviifolium => with leaves like Sage, Salvia

scorodonia => garlic-like

solitaria => solitary, lonely, monotypic genus

sylvestre => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

sylvestris => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

trivialis => common, commonplace, ordinary, trivial

vulgaris => common, everyday


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow, beige

External links

Check for Teucrium scorodonia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI


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