Mentha × wirtgeniana F.W.Schultz

First published in Jahresber. Pollichia 12: 41 (1854)
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. arvensis × M. spicata.

Distribution

Native to:

Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Cape Verde, Greece, Nova Scotia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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 × smithiana.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Vladimirov, V. & al. (2016). New floristic records in the Balkans: 29. Phytologia Balcanica 22: 93-123.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Smith, J.E. [s.n.], Great Britain Mentha × smithiana K000494811 Yes
Boutigny, J.F.D. [s.n.], France Mentha × smithiana K000494814 Yes
Smith, J.E. [s.n.], Great Britain Mentha × smithiana K000494810 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Mentha × smithiana K000494812 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain Mentha × smithiana K000494813 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