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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 46 (46 active, 39 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (as Mentha arvensis f. piperascens) essential oils
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha (s.), Krasnoyarsk (s.), Chita, Irkutsk]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, 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 Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec]
    • 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:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bunsawat, J. et al. 2004. Phylogenetics of Mentha (Lamiaceae): evidence from chloroplast DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 29:959-964. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: treats as Mentha sachalinensis (Briq.) Kudô
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  9. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: treats as Mentha sachalinensis (Briq.) Kudô
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: treats as Mentha sachalinensis (Briq.) Kudô
  11. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation)
  12. Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their explotation. Advances in labiate science 400. Note: = Mentha arvensis f. piperascens
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1975. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  17. Murray, M. J. 1960. The genetic basis for the conversion of menthone to menthol in Japanese mint. Genetics 45:925-929.
  18. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  21. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  22. Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. 1993. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  23. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  24. Stone, W. 1973. The plants of southern New Jersey
  25. Tucker, A. O. & H. L. Chambers. 2002. Mentha canadensis L. (Lamiaceae): a relict amphidiploid from the Lower Tertiary. Taxon 51:703-718.
  26. Tucker, A. O. & R. F. C. Naczi. 2007. Mentha: an overview of its classification and relationships. Mint: the genus Mentha 18-19. Note: as an "ancient amphidiploid" of Mentha arvensis × M. longifolia
  27. Tucker, A. O. 2012. Genetics and breeding of the genus Mentha: a model for other polyploid species with secondary constituents. J. Medicin. Active Pl. 1:19-29. Note: this review emphasized that "only two methods: gamma irradiation and controlled hybridization in the field" have allowed the introduction of new germplasm; the latter method was used for Mentha canadensis
  28. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora. Note: = Mentha arvensis L.
  29. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  30. Zheljazkov, V. D. et al. 2013. Mentha canadensis L., a subtropical plant, can withstand first few fall frosts when grown in northern climate. Industr. Crops Prod. 49:521-525.

Check other web resources for Mentha canadensis L. :

  • 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
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=313998. Accessed 21 November 2019.