Invasive Species Compendium

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Mentha piperita
(Peppermint)

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Mentha piperita (Peppermint)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Mentha piperita
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Peppermint
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Mentha piperita

Preferred Common Name

  • Peppermint

International Common Names

  • English: Pepper mint
  • Spanish: Hierba buena; Menta negra
  • French: Menthe poivree
  • Portuguese: hortela-pimenta

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Pfeffer- Minze; Pfefferminze
  • Italy: Menta piperina
  • Netherlands: Pepermunt
  • Sweden: Pepparmynta

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Lamiales
  •                         Family: Lamiaceae
  •                             Genus: Mentha
  •                                 Species: Mentha piperita