Mentha pulegium L.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (MINT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mentha pulegium L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Stems mostly ascending, much branched. Flowers in dense axillary whorls; calyx mouth closed by hairs; corolla bluish- lilac; upper lobe notched.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2; pp. 765. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Mentha pulegium. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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