Mentha L.

10 species in Aust.; (4 endemic, 6 naturalized); all states and territories

Strongly scented herbs. Flowers small, in verticillate cymes. Calyx 5-toothed, regular, striate. Corolla white, lilac or pink; the tube not longer than the calyx; lobes almost equal, shorter than the tube. Stamens 4, equal, erect. Articles smooth.