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
обикновен пелин Bulgarian
donzell Catalan
donzell mascle Catalan
pelyněk pravý Czech
have-malurt Danish
Absinth German
Echtwermut German
Wermut German
αψιθιά Greek
absinthium English
absinth wormwood English (US)
common wormwood English
wormwood English (GB)
ajenjo Spanish
asensio Spanish
donzell Spanish
koirohi Estonian
koiruoho Finnish
absinthe French
armoise absinthe French
armoise amère French
gorski pelin Croatian
fehér üröm Hungarian
assenzio maggiore Italian
assenzio romano Italian
assenzio vero Italian
kartusis kietis Lithuanian
pelynas Lithuanian
vērmele Latvian
absintalsem Dutch
absint-alsem Dutch
malurt Norwegian
bylica piołun Polish
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
pelin-alb Romanian
полынь горькая Russian
palina pravá Slovak
pravi pelin Slovene
pelini Albanian
горки пелин Serbian
обични пелин Serbian
äkta malört Swedish
malört Swedish
acı pelin Turkish
полин гіркий Ukrainian