EPPO Global Database

Artemisia absinthium(ARTAB)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-05-02

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

Notes

Practically all Europe, Black Sea, Caucasus, North Africa, iberia, 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
ajenjo Spanish
asensio Spanish
donzell Spanish
assenzio maggiore Italian
assenzio romano Italian
assenzio vero Italian
absintalsem Dutch
absint-alsem Dutch
absinto Portuguese
acinto Portuguese
amargoso Portuguese
citronela-maior Portuguese
erva-das-sezões Portuguese
grande-absinto Portuguese
losna Portuguese
losna-maior 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
обикновен пелин Bulgarian
donzell Catalan
donzell mascle Catalan
gorski pelin Croatian
pelyněk pravý Czech
koirohi Estonian
αψιθιά Greek
vērmele Latvian
kartusis kietis Lithuanian
pelynas Lithuanian
pelin-alb Romanian
горки пелин Serbian
обични пелин Serbian
palina pravá Slovak
pravi pelin Slovene
полин гіркий Ukrainian