The Voynich Botanical PlantsFolio 66v
Folio 66v, Winter Savory (Satureja montana), is a perennial, low-growing, aromatic shrub that is native to the Mediterranean region. The woody stems are branched; the leaves oblong and linear; and the pale purple flowers form whorls on the stems. Savory plays an important part in Italian cuisine, and is used with bean cooking and made into a “mint sauce” with vinegar. Pliny used the old Latin name Satureia describe the plant.