Artemisia afra

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Artemisia afra


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Anthemideae
Subtribus: Artemisiinae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: Artemisia afra


Artemisia afra Jacq.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • South Africa (Transvaal, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Prov.), Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, trop. E-Africa, trop. C-Africa, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



  • The Plant List 2013. Artemisia afra in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Nov. 15.
  • 2017. Artemisia afra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Nov. 15.
  • Hassler, M. 2017. Artemisia afra. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (2019). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi, J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Nov 15.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Wilde-als
English: Wild wormwood, African wormwood
isiXhosa: umhlonyane
isiZulu: mhlonyane
Sesotho: Zengana (S)
Setswana: Lengana
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