9358.000 Artemisia L.

Description of the genus

Strongly aromatic, usually canescent, herbs or subshrubs. Leaves alternate, deeply pinnately dissected (in ours). Capitula small, numerous, usually pendulous, heterogamous with female ray florets and bisexual disk florets, or homogamous with female ray florets 0. Phyllaries few-seriate with membranous margin. Pappus 0.

Derivation of name: from the Greek goddess Artemis.

Worldwide: c.350 species in north temperate zones, S America and southern Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Artemisia:

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Flora of Botswana: Artemisia
Flora of Zambia: Artemisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Artemisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Artemisia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Artemisia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Artemisia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Artemisia
Wikipedia: Artemisia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Artemisia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Artemisia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Artemisia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1545, retrieved 29 March 2023

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