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Taxon: Mentha ×piperita L.

 
Genus: Mentha
Section: Mentha
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 24078
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:576. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358597
Comment: [= M. aquatica × M. spicata]
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 48 (48 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (as flavor agent)
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (s.)]
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


References:

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  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
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  13. Harley, R. M. & C. A. Brighton 1977. Chromosome numbers in the genus Mentha L. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 74:71-96.
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Check other web resources for Mentha ×piperita L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24078. Accessed 15 October 2018.