EPPO Global Database

Mentha spicata(MENSP)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MENSP
  • Preferred name: Mentha spicata
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Europe to Black Sea, Caucasus, Mediterranean (except southwestern), Western Asia, Himalayas, China. Cultivated as a flavouring agent (peppermint). Introduced into South Africa, North and South America, Australasia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Mentha spicata var. spicata Linnaeus
Mentha viridis Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
spearmint English
Ährenminze German
ährige Minze German
grüne Minze German
menthe en épi French
menthe en grappe French
menthe verte French
batán Spanish
hierbabuena Spanish
hierbabuena común Spanish
hierba romana Spanish
hojas de Santa María Spanish
hortelana Spanish
mastranzo menor Spanish
menta de la sopa Spanish
menta griega Spanish
menta romana Spanish
menta verde Spanish
salvia romana Spanish
menta romana Italian
menta verde Italian
aarmunt Dutch
groene munt Dutch
hortelã Portuguese
hortelã-comum Portuguese
hortelã-das-cozinhas Portuguese
hortelã-verde Portuguese
hortelã-vulgar Portuguese
mentastro Portuguese
mentastro-das-bóticas Portuguese
gröne munt Swedish
grönmynta Swedish
ミドリハッカ Japanese
midorihakka Japanese
мята колосистая Russian
мята колосовая Russian
мята садовая Russian
grøn mynte Danish
eşek nanesi Turkish
mięta zielona Polish
ló menta Hungarian
marokkói menta Hungarian
mendër Albanian
джожен Bulgarian
herba sana vera Catalan
menta borda Catalan
menta comuna Catalan
menta de bou Catalan
menta de fer sopa Catalan
menta de las faves Catalan
menta primperaca Catalan
liú lán xiāng Chinese
留兰香 Chinese
klasasta metvica Croatian
máta klasnatá Czech
mäta klasnatá Slovak
mäta marocká Slovak
klasasta meta Slovene
м'ята колосовидна Ukrainian