Plant Genera


Family Code: LAMIAC
Genus Code: MENTH
Genus CN: mint
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 20-25 species, herbs, of temperate Eurasia and n. North America.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: The distribution, habitats, phenology, and abundance of all Mentha species need substantial additional herbarium investigation.
Genus References: Stace (2010)=Z; Tucker & Naczi (2007)=Y; Denslow & Poindexter (2009); Harley et al. in Kadereit (2004). Key largely adapted from C, Y, and Z.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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