Artemisia argentea

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Artemisia argentea


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
Subgenus: A. subg. Artemisia
Sectio: A. sect. Absinthium
Species: Artemisia argentea


Artemisia argentea L'Hér., Sert. Angl. 13, pl. 28. 1788.


  • Homotypic
    • Absinthium argenteum (L'Hér.) Bess., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 1: 227. 1829. (Often cited with page “272” and given as synonym of Artemisia arborescens)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Madeira (Porto Santo Isl., Madeira Isl., Ilhas Desertas)

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


Vernacular names[edit]

português: Losna
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