Poliomintha

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Poliomintha
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Poliomintha incana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Genus: Poliomintha
A.Gray[1]

Poliomintha is a genus of flowering plants in the sage family, Lamiaceae.[1] It is native to the southwestern United States, Haiti, and northern Mexico.[2][3]

The name is derived from the Greek words πολιός (polios), meaning "grey," and μίνθη (minthe), meaning "mint."[4] Members of the genus are commonly known as rosemary-mints.[5]

Species[2]
  1. Poliomintha bustamanta B.L.Turner - Nuevo León
  2. Poliomintha conjunctrix Epling & Wiggins - Baja California
  3. Poliomintha dendritica B.L.Turner - Coahuila
  4. Poliomintha glabrescens A.Gray – Leafy Rosemary-mint - Big Bend region of western Texas, Coahuila
  5. Poliomintha incana (Torr.) A.Gray – Frosted Mint, Hoary Rosemary-mint - Chihuahua, western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, southwestern Colorado, San Bernardino County in California
  6. Poliomintha longiflora A.Gray[5][6] - Nuevo León, Coahuila, Haiti
  7. Poliomintha maderensis Henrard - Coahuila
  8. Poliomintha marifolia (S.Schauer) A.Gray - Hidalgo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Poliomintha A. Gray". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-09-10. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps
  4. ^ Couplan, François (1998). The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America. McGraw-Hill Professional. p. 381. ISBN 978-0-87983-821-8. 
  5. ^ a b "Poliomintha". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  6. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Poliomintha". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-09-10. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 

External links[edit]

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