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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Zealand, Chatham Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Chatham Is., New Zealand North, New Zealand South

Mentha cunninghamii (Benth.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cunningham, R. [s.n.], New Zealand K000494960 holotype
Cunningham, R. [391], New Zealand K000494961
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000494959

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 174 (1848)

Accepted by

  • Allan, H.H. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0