Muña

Minthostachys mollis

Synonyme:
Tipo, Anden-Minze
Muña (Wikipedia)

Minthostachys mollis
Muña.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Lamiales
Family:Lamiaceae
Genus:Minthostachys
Species:
M. mollis
Binomial name
Minthostachys mollis

Minthostachys mollis is a medicinal plant restricted to the South American Andes from Venezuela to Bolivia. It is the most variable and widely distributed species of the genus Minthostachys. It is known by the common names muña, tipo, tipollo, or poleo.

Muña (Wiktionary)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuɲa/

Etymology 1

From Quechua muña, originally used by Andeans to refer to any plant smelling of mint.

Noun

muña f (plural muñas)

  1. (Peru, Bolivia) Minthostachys spp., especially Minthostachys mollis, Minthostachys setosa and Minthostachys andina
    Synonyms: chamcua (Peru), peperina (Argentina), poleo (Ecuador), tipo (Ecuador)
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