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Herbarium specimen: Mentha arvensis

Taxon:Lamiaceae: Mentha arvensis L. ("Corn Mint")
Filed in taxon folder:Lamiaceae: Mentha arvensis L. ("Corn Mint")
Collected by:Ida Mary Roper
Collection date:2/8/1928
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Cambridge Batch, ST5269, Oatfield
ex herb:Ida Mary Roper
Mr Job Edward Lousley
Botanical Exchange Club of The British Isles
Institution:South London Botanical Institute (SLBI)
Image:Mentha arvensis herbarium specimen from Cambridge Batch, VC6 North Somerset in 1928 by Ida Mary Roper.
notes:"A little less hairy than usual, but otherwise quite typical. The very broad, almost orbicular leaves and short petioles are characteristic of the variety. The plaiting or rugosity of the fresh leaves is lost in drying" - Fraser
Filing note:Mentha arvensis var. praecox

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+Mentha arvensisGB, VC6 North Somerset, BristolIda Mary Roper2/8/1928K

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