Artemisia umbelliformis

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Artemisia umbelliformis
Artemisia umbelliformis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: A. umbelliformis
Binomial name
Artemisia umbelliformis
Lam., 1783

Artemisia umbelliformis also known as white genepì and genepì blanco is a small herb belonging to the Asteraceae family.

Usage[edit]

It is sought for the production of liquor Génépi. The leaves are used in the preparation of a tea and are sometimes also used as a condiment.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Artemisia eriantha Ten.
  • Artemisia gabriellae Br.-Bl. (1945)
  • Artemisia genipi subsp. eriantha
  • Artemisia laxa Fritsch (1893)
  • Artemisia laxiflora St-Lager (1889)
  • Artemisia mutellina Vill. (1779)
  • Artemisia oligantha Miégeville (1872)
  • Artemisia petrosa (Baumg.) Jan
  • Artemisia villarsii Gren. & Godr.

Hybrids[edit]

In Italy this species can hybridize easily with Artemisia genipi Weber, Artemisia glacialis L., Artemisia nitida Bertol., and Artemisia lanata Willd .. Other interspecific hybrids:

  • Artemisia × albertii Petitmengin (1906) - Hybrid with: Artemisia absinthium
  • Artemisia × pampaninii Vaccari (1904) - Hybrid with: Artemisia nana
  • Artemisia × perrieri Petitmengin (1906) - Hybrid with: Artemisia campestris
  • Artemisia × seileri FO Wolf (1892) - Hybrid with: Artemisia glacialis
  • Artemisia × sylviana FO Wolf (1892) - Hybrid with: Artemisia genipi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plants For A Future". Retrieved 2010-11-30.