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Annual or short-lived perennial herbs. Flowers in opposite several-many-flowered cymes arranged in spike-like racemes or panicles; bracts leafy below, becoming smaller towards apex. Calyx ribbed, subequally 5-toothed; the tube somewhat accrescent in fruit. Corolla small, 5-lobed, ± 2-lipped; lowest lobe saccate. Stamens 4, declinate.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Hyptis Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1226
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Hyptis

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Hyptis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae. These plants, known commonly as bushmints, are widespread in tropical North and South America, as well as parts of West Africa.[1] There are 150 species, which may be annual or perennial herb to shrub. Recently, several genera were segregated from Hyptis (Harley & Pastore 2012).

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Hyptis: Brief Summary

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Hyptis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae. These plants, known commonly as bushmints, are widespread in tropical North and South America, as well as parts of West Africa. There are 150 species, which may be annual or perennial herb to shrub. Recently, several genera were segregated from Hyptis (Harley & Pastore 2012).

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Hyptis alata - clustered bushmint, musky mint Hyptis argutifolia Hyptis atrorubens - marubio oscuro Hyptis brevipes Hyptis capitata - false ironwort, wild hops Hyptis crenata - Brazilian mint Hyptis diversifolia Hyptis emoryi Hyptis escobilla - bayamon Hyptis florida Hyptis goyazensis Hyptis hirsuta Hyptis hygrobia Hyptis lantanifolia - island bushmint Hyptis lappacea Hyptis lorentziana Hyptis pseudoglauca Hyptis recurvata Hyptis suaveolens Hyptis velutina
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