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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Nepeta
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Nepeta
Genus recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9, Barcode of Life Data Systems, Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Commons, Egypt Species List, wikipedia 中文维基百科, wikipedia 日本語, wikipedia русскую Википедию, wikipedia 한국어 위키백과, wikipedia DE, wikipedia NL, wikipedia POL, wikipedia VI, wikipedia CZ, Wikidata, Wikidata, Wikidata, wikipedia FI, wikipedia NO, wikipedia RO, wikipedia UK, wikipedia CA, wikipedia SV, wikipedia PT, wikipedia TR, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Australia Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Canada Species List, China Species List, Croatia Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Denmark Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Nepal Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Yemen Species List, wikipedia ID, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, wikipedia CY, United States Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Pacific Species List, wikipedia AST, wikipedia AZ, wikipedia LT, wikipedia ET, wikipedia hr Croatian, wikipedia DA, wikipedia LA, wikipedia LA, wikipedia SK, wikipedia LV, wikipedia SL, wikipedia HSB, wikipedia GA, NCBI, wikipedia IT, wikipedia FR, wikipedia ES, wikipedia EN, wikipedia emerging languages, Global Biotic Interactions, and wikipedia gl Galician
Nepeta L.
Recognized by USDA Plants data
Nepeta Mussinii
Recognized by Biopix Nature Photos

Alternative Names

Dracocephalum erectum Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Dracocephalum govanianum Wall.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Dracocephalum hemsleyanum (Oliv. ex Prain) Prain
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Glechoma erecta Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Glechoma hindostana B. Heyne
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Moldavica sibirica Moench
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta abyssinica
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta abyssinica
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta alexeenkoi Woronow
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta alexeenkoi Woronow ex Grossh.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta alicae K. Schum.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta americana Aubl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta andrica Boiss. & Heldr.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta aristata Rich.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta aucheri Boiss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta austriaca Host
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta azurea Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta azurea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta azurea R.Br. ex Benth.)
Nepeta azurea R. Br.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta azurea R.Br. ex Benth.)
Nepeta balbisii Colla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta ballotifolia Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta basilicoides Rottb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta biloba Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta bipunctata Rich.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta bipunctata Rich. ex Epling
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta bornmuelleri Hausskn.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta bornmuelleri Hausskn. ex Bornm.)
Nepeta bornmuelleri Haussknecht
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta bornmuelleri Haussknecht ex Bornmüller 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta botschantzevii O. V. Cherneva
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta botschantzevii Czern.)
Nepeta caballeroi Sennen & Pau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta calamintha Tausch
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta campestris Andrz.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta campestris Benth.)
Nepeta campestris Andrz. ex Trautv.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta campestris Benth.)
Nepeta capitata Sessé & Moc.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta cataria var. citriodora Dumoulin
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta cilicia Boiss.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta cilicia Boiss. ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta cilicica Boiss.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta cilicica Boiss. ex Benth.)
Nepeta clarkei Benth
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta clarkei Hook.f.)
Nepeta clinopodioides Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta coerulea (Soland.)
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta coerulea subsp. sanabriensis (Losa) Ubera & Valdés
Homotypic synonym according to {resource_name} (Originally found in sources as doubtful taxon within Nepeta coerulea (Soland.))
Nepeta concolor Boiss. & Heldr.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta concolor Boiss. & Heldr. ex Benth.)
Nepeta connata Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta crinita Montbr. & Auch.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta crinita Montbret & Aucher ex Benth.)
Nepeta dasyangula Lenne & K. Koch
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta deflersiana Schweinf.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta dirphya Heldr. ex Boiss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta discolor Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta distans Royle
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta distans Royle ex Benth.)
Nepeta ehlersii Schweinf. ex Engl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta elata Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta elliptica Royle
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta elliptica Royle ex Benth.)
Nepeta eriostachys Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta everandi S. Moore
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta exicola
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta fauriei H. Lév.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta ferriei H. Lév.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta fissicalyx Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta flexuosa Mac Mill.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta fontii Sennen & Pau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta frutescens Link
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta glomerata Montbr. & Auch.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta glomerata Montbret & Aucher ex Benth.)
Nepeta goviana Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta graciliflora Boiss. & Hausskn.
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta grandiflora Lapeyr.
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta hederacea (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta hemsleyana Oliver
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta heterotricha Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta hirsuta Jan
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta inamoena Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta incana
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta incana Thunb.)
Nepeta incana
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta incana Sieber
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta incana Sieber ex Rchb.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta incana Thunb.)
Nepeta incana Thunb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta inconspicua Bornm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta isaurica Boiss. & Heldr.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta isaurica Boiss. & Heldr. ex Benth.)
Nepeta janthinostegia Freyn
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta juncea Hedge & Lamond
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta juncea Benth.)
Nepeta kitamurae Murata
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta koieana Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta kopetdaghensis Pojark.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta laconicea Orph.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lamiifolia Adam
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lamiifolia Adam ex G. F. Hoffm.
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lamiifolia Benth.
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lamiopsis Benth.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lanceolata Kral.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta lanceolata Kral. ex Nyman
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta leptoclada Trautv.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta leucolaena Benth.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta levigata Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta linearis Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta longiflora Fisch.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta longiflora Fisch. ex Benth.
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification and GBIF classification
Nepeta lycia Stapf
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta macedonica Micevski
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta macrantha Ledeb.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta macrura Ledeb.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta makuensis Jamzad & Mozaffarian
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta marrubioides Boiss. & Heldr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta melissifolia Pers.
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta mexicana Sessé & Moc.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta moorei K. Schum.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta multibracteata Webb
Heterotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta muricata Guirão
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta mutabilis Rich.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta nepetella Asso
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta nepetella L.)
Nepeta nepetella Vahl
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta nepetella L.)
Nepeta nervosa Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta newesskyi Lipsky
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta nova M. Bieb.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta nova M. Bieb. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta nuda subsp. coerulea (Aiton) O. Bolòs & Vigo
Homotypic synonym according to {resource_name} (Originally found in sources as doubtful taxon within Nepeta nuda L.)
Nepeta numantina Segura Zubizarreta
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta obtusata E. Mey. ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta obtusicrena Boiss. & Kotschy
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta orlichiana Lenne & Koch
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta oxydonta Boiss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta parvifolia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta parvifolia
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta patavina Fisch.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta patavina Fisch. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta patella All.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta patella All. ex Loudon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta pauciflora Spreng.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta pectinata L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta perretii Colla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta persica Poit. ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta podostachys Briq.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta podostachys Benth.)
Nepeta pojarkoviae (Ikonn.) A. L. Budantzev
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta polystachya Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta pycnantha Boiss.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta rosafuensis Gürke
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta rosafuensis Gürke ex De Wild.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta rosea Salzm.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta ruderalis Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta rugosa Rech. fil. & Köie
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta rugosa Benth.)
Nepeta ruprechtii Boiss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta salviifolia Royle
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta sanabriensis Losa
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta schischkinii Pojark.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta scordifolia Sieber
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta scordiifolia Bornm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta scordiifolia Schrank
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta scordiifolia Bornm.)
Nepeta scordioides Fisch.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta scordioides Fisch. ex Schrank
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta secunda Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta septemcrenata Ehrenb.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta sibirica Asch.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta sibirica L.)
Nepeta sibirica M. Bieb.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta sibirica L.)
Nepeta sidifolia J. F. Gmel.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Nepeta sosnovskyhi Aker.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta spathulifera Briq.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta spathulifera Benth.)
Nepeta stachyoides Coss.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta stachyoides Coss. ex Batt.)
Nepeta stachyoides Coss. & Coss. ex Maire
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta stachyoides Coss. ex Batt.)
Nepeta stapfiana Bornm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta stapfiana Bornm. ex Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta stapfiana Bornm.)
Nepeta suaveolens Roem.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta suaveolens Roem. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta syriaca Hasselq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta tenuifolia Steud.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta tenuifolia Benth.)
Nepeta teucrioides
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta teucrioides
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta thomsonii Benth.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta tolypantha Stapf
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta tomentosa Sieber
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta trichocalyx Boiss. & Hausskn. ex Boiss.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta trichocalyx Greuter & Burdet)
Nepeta troitzkii Sosn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta troitzkyi Sosn. ex Sh. I. Kutateladze
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta troitzkii Sosn.)
Nepeta tuberosa Desf.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta tuberosa L.)
Nepeta tymphestea Heldr. & Sart.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta ucranica M. Bieb.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta ucranica L.)
Nepeta urticifolia H. Lév.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta violacea
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta violacea Brot.)
Nepeta violacea
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta violacea Brot.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta violacea Lapeyr.
Misapplied according to GBIF classification
Nepeta violifolia Boiss. & Noë
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta viscosa Rottb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta willdenowiana Hoffm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta xfaassenii Bergmans
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta xylorhiza Rech. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nepeta yesoensis (Franch. & Sav.) A. L. Budantzev
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta yesoensis (Franch. & Sav.) B.D.Jacks.)
Nepeta yesoensis Franch. & Sav.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Nepeta yesoensis (Franch. & Sav.) B.D.Jacks.)
Nepeta × pseudomussinii Floto
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pitardia nepetoides Batt.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Nepeta L. 1753
Authority according to NCBI

Common Names

English

Catmit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
catnip
Recognized by USDA Plants data

Arabic

قطرم preferred
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Armenian

կատվադաղձ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Pişiknanəsi preferred
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Belarusian

Кацямятка preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Mačja metvica preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

šanta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Katteurt preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Kattenkruid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Erzya

Каткань мятя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

nepeto preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

kissanmintut preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

კატაპიტნა preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Katzenminzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

נפית preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

macskamenta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Mismín cait preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イヌハッカ属 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata and Furui 2020

Kazakh

Көкжалбыз preferred
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Lithuanian

Katžolė preferred
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Norwegian

Kattemynter preferred
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Persian

پونه‌سا preferred
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Polish

Kocimiętka preferred
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Russian

Котовник preferred
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Slovak

kocúrnik preferred
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Thai

สกุลแคตนิป preferred
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Ukrainian

Котовник preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Nepeta

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Nepeta (this page)
137 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Nepeta (this page)
144 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Nepeta (this page)
501 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Nepeta
Nepeta L. (this page)
242 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Plantae
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytina
Magnoliopsida
Asteranae
Lamiales
Lamiaceae

NCBI

root
cellular organisms
Eukaryota
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Streptophytina
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophyta
Spermatophyta
Magnoliopsida
Mesangiospermae
eudicotyledons
Gunneridae
Pentapetalae
asterids
lamiids
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Nepetoideae
Mentheae