(1083) Salvia

Reference work entry

1928 BC. Discovered 1928 Jan. 26 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named after a largely and widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs of the mint family having a two-lipped open calyx and two anthers. The English name of the flower is sage. (H 102)

See also the remark to planet  (1054).

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