EPPO Global Database

Artemisia absinthium(ARTAB)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-05-02

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ARTAB
  • Preferred name: Artemisia absinthium
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Practically all Europe, Black Sea, Caucasus, North Africa, Siberia, Central Asia. Cultivated in Europe as a flavouring agent for drinks, but the principal spirit concerned (absinthe) has been prohibited in most countries since the 19th century for its toxicity  

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Common names
Name Language
absinthium English
absinth wormwood English (US)
common wormwood English
wormwood English (GB)
Absinth German
Echtwermut German
Wermut German
absinthe French
armoise absinthe French
armoise amère French
grande absinthe French
absintio Spanish
ajenjo Spanish
ajenjo comúm Spanish
ajenjo mayor Spanish
alosma Spanish
anjenjo Spanish
artemisa amarga Spanish
artemisia Spanish
asenjo Spanish
asensio Spanish
asentes Spanish
ausenta Spanish
cazapote Spanish
donsel Spanish
encienso Spanish
hierba santa Spanish
huelemanos Spanish
incienso Spanish
ortemisa Spanish
susones Spanish
assenzio maggiore Italian
assenzio romano Italian
assenzio vero Italian
absint-alsem Dutch
absintalsem Dutch
absinto Portuguese
acinto Portuguese
alosna Portuguese
amargoso Portuguese
axenxo Portuguese
citronela-maior Portuguese
erva-das-sezões Portuguese
grande-absinto Portuguese
losna Portuguese
losna-maior Portuguese
losna-verdadeira Portuguese
rainha-das-ervas Portuguese
santónica Portuguese
sintro Portuguese
äkta malört Swedish
malört Swedish
полынь горькая Russian
have-malurt Danish
malurt Norwegian
koiruoho Finnish
acı pelin Turkish
bylica piołun Polish
fehér üröm Hungarian
pelini Albanian
arhamenta Basque
asentsio-belar Basque
asentzio belarra Basque
azintzu Basque
обикновен пелин Bulgarian
absenta Catalan
alsamilla Catalan
artemaga Catalan
donzell Catalan
donzell mascle Catalan
encens Catalan
gorski pelin Croatian
pelyněk pravý Czech
koirohi Estonian
αψιθιά Greek
vērmele Latvian
kartusis kietis Lithuanian
pelynas Lithuanian
auchén Occitan
aurouno Occitan
aussent Occitan
barboulère Occitan
cinta de Sant Joan Occitan
eishent Occitan
eschem Occitan
eschén Occitan
pelin-alb Romanian
горки пелин Serbian
обични пелин Serbian
palina pravá Slovak
pravi pelin Slovene
полин гіркий Ukrainian
wermod lwyd Welsh