Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek míntha, Linear B mi-ta) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family). The species are not clearly distinct and estimates of the number of species varies from 13 to 18. Hybridization between some of the species occurs naturally. Many other hybrids, as well as numerous cultivars, are known in cultivation.The genus has a subcosmopolitan...See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
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- Taxonomic Completion
11.90%5 of 42 accepted Species.
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- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.