Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Mentha X verticillata L. image
Photographer: Botanical Illustration           
Family Lamiaceae
Mentha X verticillata L.
whorled mint
Mentha: Latin name for an unfortunate Greek nymph named Mentha who got herself turned into a mint plant, and a genus of culinary herbs named after her, this is one of the oldest plant names still in use
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Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
Plant: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
(PARENTS = Mentha aquatica L. X M. arvensis L.)
Mentha sativa L.
Mentha X verticillata L. var. peduncularis (Boreau) Rouy (pro nm.)

         
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