Tag Archives: Mint family

Mentha cunninghamii Benth.

Mentha cunninghamii

Distribution:

New Zealand: Chatham Islands; North Island; South Island; Stewart Island

local names:

hioi – New Zealand

*********************

Photo: Rowan Hindmarsh Walls
http://www.inaturalist.org/people/rowan_hindmarsh_walls

(under creative commons license (4.0))
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0

Phyllostegia mollis Benth.

Phyllostegia mollis

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: O’ahu

local names: –

*********************

Photo: David Eickhoff

(under creative commons license (2.0))
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0

Phyllostegia pilosa H. St. John

Phyllostegia pilosa

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Maui, Moloka’i (ex)

local names: –

*********************

Photo: Kim Starr & Forest Starr; by courtesy of Kim Starr & Forest Starr

http://www.starrenvironmental.com

Viticipremna vitilevuensis Munir

Viticipremna vitilevuensis

Distribution:

Fiji: Viti Levu

local names:

bocawa – Viti Levu / Fiji
bosawa – Viti Levu / Fiji
drautolu – Viti Levu / Fiji
yarokasawa – Viti Levu / Fiji

*********************

References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 5. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1991

Stenogyne microphylla Benth.

Stenogyne microphylla

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Hawai’i, Maui

local names: –

~~~

This species is known to hybridize with Stenogyne rugosa Benth..

*********************

stenogyne-microphylla-fks

Photo: Kim Starr & Forest Starr; by courtesy of Kim Starr & Forest Starr

http://www.starrenvironmental.com

Teucridium parvifolium Hook. f.

Teucridium parvifolium

Distribution:

New Zealand: North Island; South Island

local names: –

*********************

teucridium-parvifolium-e-t

Depiction from: ‘J. D. Hooker: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the Years 1839-1843: under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross. London: Reeve Brothers 1844-1860’

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org