Suvarna Garge

Poliomintha

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Nepetoideae
Scientific name  Poliomintha
Rank  Genus
Family  Lamiaceae
Tribe  Mentheae
Higher classification  Nepetoídeae
Order  Lamiales
Poliomintha
Similar  Lamiaceae, Pogogyne, Hesperozygis, Acanthomintha, Cuminia

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

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

Species
  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 - Nuevo León, Coahuila, Haiti
  7. Poliomintha maderensis Henrard - Coahuila
  8. Poliomintha marifolia (S.Schauer) A.Gray - Hidalgo

References

Poliomintha Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Acanthomintha
Cuminia
Hesperozygis
Topics