Artemisia annua L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 847 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Africa to Eurasia. It is an annual and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Borneo, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Cyprus, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Greece, Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Japan, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Pakistan, Philippines, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, South European Russi, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Xinjiang

Introduced into:

Alabama, Albania, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, Laos, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Québec, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Tennessee, Texas, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Fischer, M.A. & Niklfeld, H. (eds.) (2011). Floristische Neufunde (99-123). Neilreichia 6: 365-396.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Flora of North America North of Mexico 19(1): 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist. Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Ghafoor, A. (2002). Flora of Pakistan 207: 1-172. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Ling, Y. & Y.R.Ling in Ling, Y. Et Ge, X. (1991). Anthemideae. Flora Reiublicae Popularis Sinicae 76(2): 1-321. Science Press.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Asteraceae. Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 5: 1-451. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Beentje, H. (2010). The Kew Plant Glossary: an Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Terms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Huxley, A. (ed.) (1997). The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening. Vol. 1 (A to C). Macmillan Press, London.
  • Mabberley, D.J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Nguyen Tien Ban, Vu Xuan Phuong & Lugt, C.B. (1999). Artemisia L. In: Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 12(1), Medicinal and Poisonous Plants 1, ed. L.S. de Padua, N. Bunyapraphatsara & R.H.M.J. Lemmens, pp. 139-146. Backhuys, Leiden.
  • Preston, C.D., Pearman, D.A. & Dines, T.A. (eds) (2002). New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora on CD-ROM. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2008) Seed Information Database (SID). Version 7.1. Available from: http://data.kew.org/sid/ (accessed 23 January 2011).
  • The University of York (2011). The CNAP Artemisia Research Project.
  • Tutin, T.G. et al. (1976). Flora Europaea. Volume 4 (Plantaginaceae to Compositae). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • World Health Organization (2006). WHO Monograph on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Artemisia annua L. WHO Press, Geneva.
  • Wright, C.W. (ed.) (2002). Artemisia. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants – Industrial Profiles. Taylor & Francis, London.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Flora of North America North of Mexico 19(1): 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist. Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Asteraceae. Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 10, 1985 Regel, A. [s.n.] K000891904 Yes
May 10, 1985 Regel, A. [s.n.] K000891905 Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Stewart, J.L. [s.n.], India K000942072 Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 1], United Kingdom K000914453 Yes
Edgeworth, M.P. [117], India K000942071 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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