Origin of salvia
Examples from the Web for salvia
But it is, in truth, the family arch of the Sergii, raised in honour of one of that house by his wife Salvia Postuma.Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice|Edward A. Freeman
Salvia, sal′vi-a, n. a large genus of gamopetalous Labiate plants, including the sage.
Very few novelties occur: hedges of Hippophæ and roses, Salvia very common to-day; asses were seen laden with dried Ruwash leaves.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
There is a plant called Salvia glutinosa—easily recognized by its sticky calyx and pale yellow flowers.Creation and Its Records|B.H. Baden-Powell
At Chichen there was much Salvia coccinea, a small brilliant scarlet-flowered shrub called by the natives zic x̆in.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold