EPPO Global Database

Mentha x piperita(MENPI)

Last modification: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MENPI
  • Preferred name: Mentha x piperita
  • Authority: Linnaeus


A hybrid between M. spicata and M. aquatica, obtained in cultivation in 1696, and now widely cultivated by vegetative propagation as a flavouring agent

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Mentha aquatica x M. spicata
Mentha piperita Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
лютива мента Bulgarian
мента пиперита Bulgarian
мента пиперлива Bulgarian
máta peprná Czech
Pfefferminze German
peppermint English
hierbabuena Spanish
hierba buena Spanish
menta Spanish
menta negra Spanish
menthe poivrée French
paprena metvica Croatian
borsos menta Hungarian
menta piperina Italian
スペアミント Japanese
ペパーミント Japanese
コショウハッカ Japanese
セイヨウハッカ Japanese
koshôhakka Japanese
pepâminto Japanese
seiyôhakka Japanese
supeaminto Japanese
pepermunt Dutch
hortelã Portuguese
hortelã-apimentada Portuguese
hortelã-das-damas Portuguese
hortelã-de-água-de-cheiro Portuguese
hortelã-de-água-de-colónia Portuguese
hortela-pimenta Portuguese
hortelã-pimenta Portuguese
мята перечная Russian
м'ята перцева Russian
mäta pieporná Slovak
poprova meta Slovene
mendër Albanian
pepparmynta Swedish