Taxon: Mentha canadensis L.

 
Genus: Mentha
Section: Mentha
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 313998
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:577. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: [an ancient hybrid, M. arvensis × M. longifolia]
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 42 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of Japanese corn mint (wild types)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of corn mint (based on potential crossability with its parental species Mentha arvensis fide Gen Mentha 1:24. 2012)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of spearmint (based on hybrids with Mentha spicata fide Genetics 45:928. 1960)
  • Materials: essential oils (fide Adv Lab Sci 400. 1992, as M. arvensis f. piperascens; F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Chita, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha (s.)]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w. (Macon Co.)), Tennessee (n.), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

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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=313998. Accessed 27 May 2018.