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.

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

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
afra Jacq. ex Willd.Description, Image
dracunculus L.

Other sources of information about Artemisia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Artemisia
Flora of Malawi: Artemisia
Flora of Zambia: Artemisia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Artemisia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Artemisia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1545, retrieved 11 December 2016

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