Mentha × villosa Huds.

First published in Fl. Angl., ed. 2: 250 (1778)
This hybrid is accepted
The native range of this hybrid is Europe. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome. The hybrid formula is M. spicata × M. suaveolens.

Distribution

Native to:

Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland

Introduced into:

California, Connecticut, Dominican Republic, Falkland Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Ireland, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Morocco, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., Spain, Tristan da Cunha, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2002). The non-native vascular flora of the Falkland islands. Botanical Journal of Scotland 54: 153-190.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Gremmen, N. & Halbertsma, R.L. (2009). Alien plants and their impact on Tristan da Cunha 2: 1-307. Overseas Territories Environment Programme (OTEP).
  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2002). The non-native vascular flora of the Falkland islands. Botanical Journal of Scotland 54: 153-190.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Gremmen, N. & Halbertsma, R.L. (2009). Alien plants and their impact on Tristan da Cunha 2: 1-307. Overseas Territories Environment Programme (OTEP).
  • 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?
s.coll. [s.n.] K000494881 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494886 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494889 Yes
Druce, G.C. [1990], Great Britain K000494894 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000494896 Yes
Wheldon, J.A. [1540], Great Britain K000494882 Yes
s.coll. [1], Great Britain K000494892 Unknown type material Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494888 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000494883 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494891 Yes
Fraser, H.M. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000494885 Yes
Druce, G.C. [1990], Great Britain K000494893 Yes
Druce, G.C. [1990], Great Britain K000494880 isotype Yes
Druce, G.C. [1990], Great Britain K000494895 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494890 Yes
Wallace, E.C. [s.n.], Great Britain K000494887 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000494884 Yes
Webber, D.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom Mentha × rotundifolia var. webberi K000494862 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], United Kingdom Mentha × rotundifolia var. webberi K000494860 Yes
Webber, D.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom Mentha × rotundifolia var. webberi K000494863 Yes
McArthur, E. [s.n.], Great Britain Mentha × rotundifolia var. webberi K000494861 Yes
Deséglise, P.A. [s.n.] Mentha × niliacea K000494967 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images