Artemisia australis

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Artemisia australis


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Artemisia australis Less.


  • Artemisia australis var. eschscholtziana (Bess.) A. Gray
  • Artemisia australis var. microcephala A. Gray
  • Artemisia australis f. skottsbergii Deg.
  • Artemisia eschscholtziana Bess.
  • Artemisia hillebrandii Skottsb.
  • Artemisia microcephala (A. Gray) Hillebr.



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
  • Regional: Northern Central Pacific
      • Hawaii (Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Kahoolawe Isl., Hawaii Isl.)

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


  • Lessing, C.F., Linnaea 6 1831.
  • USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 ( Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Oahu wormwood
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