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Mentha L.
Mintut Mint
Mentha, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]
Mentha, Den Virtuella Floran [DVF]
Menta L.; [SK, 485]

Foodplants for Amblyptilia acanthodactyla, Cacyreus lingeus, Chamaesphecia aerifrons aerifrons, C. anthrax, Coleophora albitarsella, Ctenoplusia accentifera, Eurrhypara hortulata, Hahncappsia mancalis, Harpendyreus aequatorialis, Lantanophaga pusillidactylus, Paratalanta pandalis, Pempelia obductella, Psammotis pulveralis, Pseudopanthera macularia, Pseudophilotes vicrama?, Pseudopostega crepusculella?, Pyrausta auratus, P. californicalis californicalis, P. nigratus, Scopula ornata, Sphinx eremitus, Spilosoma (bombyx) urticae, S. (bombyx) urticae, Thysanoplusia daubei, T. lectula, Udea ferrugalis


Mentha pulegium L.
Puolanminttu Pennyroyal
Mentha pulegium ; [FPN, 404]
[pulegium-1U.jpg] identification uncertain 640x942 (~101Kb) USA: Colliding Rivers, Umpqua and Little River (43°17'52N 123°06'08W ±0.5km), Douglas Co. OR, 4.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [pulegium-1xU.jpg] identification uncertain 600x923 (~71Kb) USA: Colliding Rivers, Umpqua and Little River (43°17'52N 123°06'08W ±0.5km), Douglas Co. OR, 4.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela

Foodplant for Chamaesphecia alysoniformis



fiMentha arvensis L.
Rantaminttu Peltominttu Corn Mint Field Mint Åkermynta
Mentha arvensis, Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains [USGS]
Mentha arvensis, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Mentha arvensis ; [RK, 368]; [GMBOT, 711]
Menta arvensis ; [SK, 486]
[arvensis-1.jpg] 1000x1500 (~198Kb) Russia, Udmurtia, river banks of Kama, near village Doksha east of Izhevsk, 20.8.2004, Photo © Markku Savela [arvensis-2.jpg] 976x838 (~149Kb) Finland: Anttola, Luonteri, Makutsaari, 19.7.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio [arvensis-3.jpg] 745x1001 (~110Kb) Finland: Puumala, Haukkoniemi, 2.8.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Acompsia schmidtiellus, Pyrausta purpuralis


Mentha canadensis L.
Mentha arvensis var. canadensis ; [GMBOT, 711]
Mentha arvensis var. lanata ; [GMBOT, 711]
M. a. var. glabrata (Benth.) Fernald
Mentha canadensis var. glabrata Benth.
Mentha arvensis var. penardi Briquet
Mentha arvensis var. glabrata ; [GMBOT, 711]; [FPN, 404]
Menta arvensis f. vulgaris ; [SK, 486]
Menta arvensis f. palustris ; [SK, 486]
Menta arvensis f. austriaca ; [SK, 486]
Menta arvensis f. lapponica ; [SK, 486]

fiMentha × gentilis L.
Jalominttu Ädelmynta
Mentha arvenis × spicata
Mentha sativa L.
Mentha × gentilis ; [RK, 368]
Menta gentilis ; [SK, 486]
Mentha gentilis ; [GMBOT, 711]
fiM. × g. var. arrhenii (H. Lindb.) Hyl.
Suomenminttu Finnmynta
Mentha arrhenii H. Lindb.
Menta arrhenii ; [SK, 486]
Mentha × gentilis var. arrhenii ; [RK, 368]
Uudenmaanminttu
Mentha × gentilis var. hirtella ; [RK, 368]
[hirtella-1.jpg] 482x750 (~38Kb) Finland, Espoo, Viiskorpi, 30.8.2003 © Harri Arkkio

Jalominttu Ädelmynta
Mentha gentilis autc.
Mentha × gentilis var. parviflora ; [RK, 368]

fiMentha × dalmatica Tausch.
Karjalanminttu Karelsk mynta
Mentha × dalmatica nm. fennica Hyl.
Mentha arvensis × longifolia (L.); Huds.
Mentha gentilis auct. p.p.
Mentha × dalmatica ; [RK, 369]

fiMentha aquatica L.
Vesiminttu Water Mint Vattenmynta
Mentha aquatica ; [RK, 369]; [GMBOT, 710]
Menta aquatica ; [SK, 487]

Foodplant for Nola cristatula, Phalonidia manniana, Pyrausta porphyralis, P. purpuralis

Vesiminttu
Mentha aquatica var. aquatica ; [RK, 369]
fiM. a. var. litoralis (Hartm.) Westerl.
Meriminttu
Mentha litoralis Hartm.
Menta aquatica litoralis ; [SK, 487]
Mentha aquatica var. litoralis ; [RK, 369]

fiMentha × verticillata L.
Kiehkuraminttu Kransmynta
Mentha aquatica × arvensis
Mentha litoralis f. interrupta H. Lindb.
Mentha × verticillata ; [RK, 369]

Mentha piperita L.
Piparminttu Peppermint
Mentha × piperita
Menta piperita ; [SK, 487]
Mentha piperita ; [GMBOT, 710]; [FPN, 405]

Foodplant for Fumibotys fumalis, Phalonidia manniana


Mentha suaveolens Ehrh.
Pyöröminttu Round-leaved Mint Apple Mint
Misidentified/misapplied:

rotundifolia Huds.; Auth.

Mentha longifolia (L.) Hudson
Harmaaminttu Horse Mint
Mentha longifolia ; [GMBOT, 710]

Foodplant for Chamaesphecia alysoniformis, Phalonidia manniana


Mentha spicata L.
Viherminttu Spear Mint Spearmint Mackerel-mint
Mentha spicata ; [GMBOT, 710]; [FPN, 404]

Foodplant for Chamaesphecia alysoniformis, Synchlora aerata liquoraria


Mentha viridis L.
Vihreä minttu Mint
Menta viridis ; [SK, 487]
Menta viridis var. crispata ; [SK, 487]

 

Mentha alopecuroides Muhl.
Woolly Mint
Mentha alopecuroides ; [GMBOT, 710]; [FPN, 404]

Mentha rotundifolia (L.) Huds.
Apple-scented Mint Round-leaved Mint
Mentha rotundifolia ; [GMBOT, 710]; [FPN, 404]

Foodplant for Acompsia schmidtiellus, Merrifieldia tridactyla


Mentha crispa L.
Mentha crispa ; [GMBOT, 710]

Mentha citrata Ehrh.
Bergamot Mint
Mentha citrata ; [GMBOT, 711]; [FPN, 405]

Mentha cardiaca Gerarde
Mentha cardiaca ; [GMBOT, 711]


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References:
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[DVF]
Den Virtuella floran; http://linnaeus.nrm.se/flora/welcome.html; Ett projekt vid Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Stockholm, Sweden).; Even for non-Swedish speaker, the distribution maps on species are nice (map buttons "Norden" and "Norra halvklotet")
[FPN]
Hitchcock & Cronquist, 1998; Flora of the Pacific Northwest (11th ed.); ISBN 0-295-95273-3
[GMBOT]
Robinson, Benjamin, Fernald, Lyndon, 1908; Gray's New Manual of Botany (7th edition); A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Central and Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada; American Book Company
[Harri Arkkio]
Finland; For the time being these pictures are only for this site. Other usage not allowed.
[RK]
Hämet-Ahti, L., Suominen, J., Ulvinen, T. & Uotila, P. (eds), 1998; Retkeilykasvio (Field Flora of Finland); Ed. 4. 656 pp.; Finnish Museum of Natural History, Botanical Museum. Helsinki
[RUNEBERG]
Project Runeberg: Nordic literature online; Project Runeberg; Bilder ur Nordens Fauna (Carl Axel Magnus Lindman)
[SK]
Mela & Cajander, 1906; Suomen Kasvio; Viides painos
[USGS]
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center; http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/index.htm


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