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Mentha
Mentha × piperita (Peppermint)
Scientific classification
Type species
Mentha spicata
L.
Synonyms

Mentha (mint) is a genus of about 25 species (and many hundreds of varieties) of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae (Mint Family). Mint leaves are used for flavoring, such as in mint chocolate chip ice cream, mint chutney, and mint tea.

Species