Mentha × suavis Guss.

First published in Pl. Rar.: 387 (1826)
This hybrid is accepted
The native range of this hybrid is Europe. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s). The hybrid formula is M. aquatica × M. suaveolens.

Distribution

Native to:

Baleares, France, Great Britain, Spain

Extinct in:

Belgium

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Parslow, R. & Bennallick, I. (2017). The new flora of the Isles of Scilly: 1-539. Parslow Press.
  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid. [Cited as Mentha × maximilianea.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Mentha × maximilianea.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Boutigny, J.F.D. [s.n.], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494846 Yes
Schultz, F. [116], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494850 Yes
Schultz, F. [115], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494848 isotype Yes
Schultz, F. [116], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494849 Yes
Boutigny, J.F.D. [338], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494845 Yes
Schultz, F. [115], France Mentha × maximilianea K000494847 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0