Mentha x piperita

  • Peppermint
  • Peppermint
  • Peppermint
  • Peppermint
  • Peppermint
  • Peppermint
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Mentha x piperita
  • AliasPeppermint, コショウハッカ, セイヨウハッカ
  • Place of originEuropean continent
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Peppermint

Peppermint, scientific name:Mentha x piperita, is a perennial herb of Mentha genus a European continent of origin. Collected essential oils from leaves, scented and colorful, dried leaves into Conger, cakes and fish specialties or liqueur, is used as a flavoring, such as herbal tea, chewing, medicinal and cosmetic products.

Common name: Peppermint, Latin name: Mentha canadensis var. piperascens, aka: koshuhacca, Mentha piperita, origin: continental Europe, height: 30-90 cm, leaf: oblong leaves: cross vs. margin: sawtooth stock, rose: lip shape, inflorescences form: spikes, flower color: purple, white, Flowering period: places flowers August - September: axil, breeding methods: Rhizome.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    M. × piperita
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typePerennial herbs
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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