Taxonomy

Mentha requienii | Corsican Mint | Mismín galda

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Neophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Naturalised on damp rocks or roadsides near the coast.

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Native of the Mediterranean and a rare garden escape in Ireland where it has naturalised in a few places. This genus has been cultivated for centuries as an aromatic herb. The leaves are used as flavours in teas, drinks, jellies, syrups, cooking and ice-cream.

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