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Mentha

mentha

(Science: botany) A widely distributed genus of fragrant herbs, including the peppermint, spearmint, etc. The plants have small flowers, usually arranged in dense axillary clusters.

Origin: L. See Mint the plant.


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... I'm matt, I have sown peppermint seeds in my garden last year maybe the only stuff I've sown in my all life. I have read that we aren't sure about mentha x piperita origin and that it was an hybrid giving no fertile seeds so I supposed it's cropped through vegetative means, so where do my fertile ...

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by Matt24
Sun May 29, 2011 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: About peppermint
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