Anthemis nobilis L. (Roman Chamomile): In Vitro Culture, Micropropagation, and the Production of Essential Oils

  • M.-L. Fauconnier
  • M. Jaziri
  • J. Homes
  • K. Shimomura
  • M. Marlier
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 37)


Anthemis nobilis L. (syn. Anthemis odorata Lamk.; Chamaemelum nobile L., All.; Chamaemelum odoratum Dod.; Chamomilla nobilis God.; Leucanthemum odoratum Eid. Ap.; Ormenis nobilis Gay), so-called Roman chamomile, is a perennial herb of the Asteraceae family. It is native to the southwest of Europe (France, Spain, and Portugal), and has spread all over the Europe. It is also present in southwest Asia (De Langhe et al. 1983; Bezanger-Beauquesne et al. 1986).


Hairy Root Hairy Root Culture Flower Head Matricaria Chamomilla Angelic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M.-L. Fauconnier
    • 1
  • M. Jaziri
    • 2
  • J. Homes
    • 2
  • K. Shimomura
    • 3
  • M. Marlier
    • 1
  1. 1.UER Chimie Générale et OrganiqueFaculté des Sciences AgronomiquesGemblouxBelgium
  2. 2.Laboratory of Plant MorphologyUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Tsukuba Medicinal Plant Research StationNational Institute of Health SciencesTsukuba; Ibaraki 305Japan

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