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  Mentha suaveolens ssp. timija
  Family Name : Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  Common Names : Atlas Mountains Mint

 
Atlas Mountains Mint
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Herbaceous)
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Morocco
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial, Aquatic (Freshwater Pond / Lake / River)
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Habitat :
      It is rare and found in only four localities: Guelmim, Anti Atlas, Haut Atlas and Agadir. It grow along rivers in plains and mountains.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      Food (Herb & Spice )
      Medicinal
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Fragrant (Foliage)
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils, Poor Infertile Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Hairy / Hirsute
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Opposite
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage (Oval)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Cream / Off-White
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :
      Terminal
      Inflorescence Type :
      Spike
The information given on this website has been compiled from reference works on medicinal plants and/or pron only. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Reliance on this information is strictly at your own risk. You should always consult your physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.

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