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Herbarium specimen: Mentha spicata

Taxon:Lamiaceae: Mentha spicata L. ("Spear Mint")
Other name:Lamiaceae: Mentha x cordifolia auct.
Filed in taxon folder:Lamiaceae: Mentha spicata L. ("Spear Mint")
Collected by:J Fraser
Collection date:16/8/1928
Locality:Cultivated Great Britain, VC17 Surrey, Kew, TQ17, originated as a vegetative sport in our garden in 1922 from a root of x M. cordifolia, sent me from Swanage in 1914.
Great Britain, VC9 Dorset, Swanage, SZ07, origin
ex herb:J Fraser
exchanged:Watson Botanical Exchange Club
Institution:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)
Accession number:K001028165
© Kew
Mentha spicata herbarium specimen from Kew, VC17 Surrey in 1928 by J Fraser.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:[printed note by Jas. W. White]
Filing note:x cordifolia; narrow-leaved reversion (vegetative mutation) from broad leaved rugose form

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Documented by xmhcman on 19th September 2014.

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