EPPO Global Database

Hyptis suaveolens(HPYSU)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HPYSU
  • Preferred name: Hyptis suaveolens
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Poiteau

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern). Introduced in Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya, Borneo), China (including Taiwan), western and central Africa to Mozambique, Australia (Western, Northern Queensland)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ballota suaveolens Linnaeus
Mesosphaerum suaveolens (Linnaeus) Kuntze

Common names
Name Language
American mint English
bush mint English
wild spikenard English (US)
chan Spanish (HN)
chian Spanish (CR)
chinchiaguaste Spanish (MX)
purga-purga Spanish
salvia-limão Portuguese (BR)
nioinigakusa Japanese
vilaiti tulsi Hindi
bhustrna Sanskrit