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  1. Hyptis

    Hyptis is a genus of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. These plants, known commonly as bushmints, are widespread in the tropics and warmer temperate regions of the Americas. There are 300 to 400 species, which may be annual or perennial, and small herb to large shrub. Selected species: ⁕Hyptis alata - clustered bushmint, musky mint ⁕Hyptis americana - American bushmint ⁕Hyptis argutifolia ⁕Hyptis atrorubens - marubio oscuro ⁕Hyptis brevipes ⁕Hyptis crenata - Brazilian mint ⁕Hyptis capitata - false ironwort, wild hops ⁕Hyptis diversifolia ⁕Hyptis emoryi - desert lavender ⁕Hyptis escobilla - bayamon ⁕Hyptis florida ⁕Hyptis goyazensis ⁕Hyptis hirsuta ⁕Hyptis hygrobia ⁕Hyptis lantanifolia - island bushmint ⁕Hyptis lappacea ⁕Hyptis lorentziana ⁕Hyptis martiusii ⁕Hyptis mutabilis - tropical bushmint ⁕Hyptis pectinata - comb bushmint ⁕Hyptis platanifolia ⁕Hyptis pseudoglauca ⁕Hyptis recurvata ⁕Hyptis spicigera - marubio ⁕Hyptis suaveolens - pignut, also known as chan ⁕Hyptis velutina ⁕Hyptis verticillata - John Charles

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  1. Hyptis

    A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE that contains 5-methoxydehydropodophyllotoxin (a PODOPHYLLOTOXIN) and other LIGNANS.


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