Pudina botanical name, class, and order | Mint


Plant name – Pudina (Mint)

Botanical name Mentha spp.

Family – Lamiaceae

The common species of Mint (Pudina)

Mint (Mentha) is a medicinal plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family. Many varieties are to be found all over the world, some hybrid varieties have also been made. But only a few of those species are used. Some of which are good for our food items and some are also useful for medicinal purposes.

water mint, marsh mint. – Mentha aquatica L.

corn mint, wild mint, Japanese peppermint, field mint, banana mint – Mentha arvensis L.

Australian mint – Mentha australis R.Br.

Canada mint, American wild mint – Mentha canadensis L.

Hart’s pennyroyal – Mentha cervina L.

New Zealand mint – Mentha cunninghamii (Benth.) Benth.

Dahurian thyme – Mentha dahurica Fisch. ex Benth.

Apple mint, pineapple mint (a variegated cultivar of apple mint) – Mentha suaveolens Ehrh.

Spearmint, garden mint (a cultivar of spearmint) – Mentha spicata L.

Horse mint – Mentha longifolia (L.) L.

Forest mint – Mentha laxiflora Benth.

Makino – Mentha japonica (Miq.)

Slender mint – Mentha diemenica Spreng.

Corsican mint – Mentha requienii Benth.

For more information on mint or mentha visit Wikipedia

Scientific classification of Mint

KingdomPlantae (Plant)
SubkingdomTracheobionta (Vascular Plant)
Division  Magnoliophyta
SuperdivisionSpermatohyta (Seed Plant)
PhylumAngiospermophyta (Flowering Plant)
ClassMagnoliopsida (Dicotyledon)
Family Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
GenusMentha (Mint)
SPECIES Mentha x piperita (Peppermint)

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