Mentha spicata (Lamiaceae) chemotypes growing wild in Greece

  title={Mentha spicata (Lamiaceae) chemotypes growing wild in Greece},
  author={Stella Kokkini and D. Vokou},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Mentha spicata is the commonest mint species growing wild in Greece, exhibiting great morphological and chemical variability. The oil content from different wild populations examined ranged from 0.3% to 2.2%; the most common value being ca.1%. Though commercially exploited M. spicata plants are always rich in carvone and dihydrocarvone, wild populations are very variable; four different chemotypes were distinguished within the species. These chemotypes are characterized by the high contribution… 

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