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 taxa.

Artemisia afra

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
afra Jacq. ex Willd.N,C,E,SDescription, Image
sp.no.1 (Stent in GHS 5793)C

Other sources of information about Artemisia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Artemisia
Flora of Zambia: 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, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Artemisia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1545, retrieved 30 July 2014

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