1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Artemisia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical, Africa, Hawaii, Southern America, Northern America, Australasia and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves usually aromatic, variously dissected, rarely entire
    Capitulum
    Capitula many, pendulous, usually in a large panicle but occasionally much reduced and racemose or spiciform, disciform; phyllaries few, in few series, subequal; receptacle flat or conical, naked, occasionally pilose
    Florets
    Outer florets female, tubular, 2–3-toothed or truncate, usually oblique at the mouth, sometimes filiform; inner florets hermaphrodite or functionally male, tubular, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse at the base, with lanceolate to subulate distal appendage; style branches truncate or penicillate
    Fruits
    Achenes obovoid, sub-cylindrical, usually glabrous; pappus absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Borneo, Botswana, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Christmas I., Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Gulf States, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Azores, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Caroline Is., Chatham Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, District of Columbia, Fiji, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Maldives, Marianas, Mauritius, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, South China Sea, Uruguay, Western Australia

    Artemisia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Christenhuis, M.J.M. [6810], Ukraine K000696705
    Gurian, R. [4], Brazil K001103439

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 845 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 458 (1994)
    • K. Bremer & Humphries in Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Bot. 23: 120 (1993)
    • Oliv. & Hiern in F.T.A. 3: 400 (1877)
    • G.P. 2: 435 (1873)
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 367 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 845 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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