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Artemisia comaiensis Ling et Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, dwarf, caespitose, 8-30 cm tall, gray or yellowish sericeous-pubescent. Lower and middle stem leaves: petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade oblong, elliptic, or oblong-ovate, 1.5-3.5 × 0.5-2 cm, yellowish pubescent, 2- or 3-pinnatisect; segments 4 or 5(or 6) pairs, elliptic or oblong-ovate, 5-15 × 3-10 mm, pinnatipartite or 3-lobed; lobules elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate; rachis narrowly winged. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 1- or 2-pinnatisect. Synflorescence a narrow panicle. Capitula 2-4, sessile. Involucre hemispheric or subglobose, 3-4 mm in diam.; phyllaries densely brown-yellow tomentose. Marginal female florets 8-13. Disk florets 18-20, bisexual. Achenes obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

● Alpine steppes, slopes, roadsides; 4000-5000 m. W Sichuan, E Xizang.


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