The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Gardoquia gilliesii Graham

Place of Publication

Edinburgh New Philos. J. 11: 377-378 (1832)

Type citation

“This species was raised by Mr Neill from seeds communicated from Chile by the gentleman to whom I have dedicated it, and by whom, in conjunction with Mr Cruckshanks, so new an appearance has within these few years been given to our greenhouses”


Common names

  • menta de árbol (Morales (2018))
  • oreganillo (Morales (2018))


  • Graham (1832)

    Graham, R. 1832. Description of several new and rare plants which have lately flowered in the neighbourhood of Edinburgh, and chiefly in the Royal Botanic Garden. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal. Edinburgh. 11:376-380

  • Morales (2018)

    Morales, R. 2018. Labiates (Lamiaceae) of Chile. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 75(1):1-74

Conservation status

  • Not threatened


Seed of this species is banked by the national seed bank of Chile, INIA.