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Artemisia afra

Artemisia afra, attractive silvery fern-like foliage
Common names: wild wormwood, African wormwood (Eng.); wilde-als (Afr.); umhlonyane (isiXhosa); mhlonyane (isiZulu); lengana (Tswana); zengana (Southern Sotho)
Family: Asteraceae

... der Walt Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2004 Artemisia afra grows in thick, bushy, slightly untidy clumps, ... sticky sweet smell that it exudes when touched or cut. Artemisia afra flowers in late summer and autumn, from March ... nodding and crowded at the tips of the branches. Artemisia afra is a common species in South Africa with a ...

19 / 04 / 2004 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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