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Hyptis pectinata
(Lamiaceae)

comb bushmint, comb hyptis, mint weed, purple top, wild mint

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Species description or overview

Hyptis pectinata information from PIER
Information on Hyptis pectinata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Hyptis pectinata
Nomenclatural information about Hyptis pectinata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Hyptis pectinata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyptis pectinata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Hyptis pectinata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Hyptis pectinata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Hyptis pectinata
Nomenclatural information about Hyptis pectinata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Hyptis pectinata (Lamiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Hyptis pectinata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Weed risk assessment for Hyptis pectinata for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Hyptis pectinata for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Images of Hyptis pectinata (Lamiaceae) (comb hyptis)
Links to high-resolution free images of Hyptis pectinata (Lamiaceae) (comb hyptis) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Hyptis pectinata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyptis pectinata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Hyptis pectinata images from PIER
Images of Hyptis pectinata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Hyptis pectinata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyptis pectinata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Hyptis pectinata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyptis pectinata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weed handbook of Western Polynesia
Whistler, W. Arthur. 1983. Weed handbook of Western Polynesia. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft f#r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. ISBN: 3-88085-227-8.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


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