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Genus: Nepeta

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Lamiaceae

Six species and one hybrid cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Nepeta cataria (Catnip)

Native to Eurasia.


Nepeta curviflora

Native to Syria.


Nepeta marifolia

Native from Turkey to Iran.


Nepeta nepetella

Native to southern Europe.


Nepeta nuda

Native to southern Europe.


Nepeta racemosa

[= Nepeta mussinii]

Native to Caucasus.


Nepeta x fassenii (Catmint)



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