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Artemisia niitakayamensis Hayata


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 10-20 cm tall, with ± woody rootstock and branches, most parts puberulent, glabrescent. Basal and middle stem leaves: petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade ovate or obovate, 1-2.5 × 0.7-1.6 cm, 2-pinnatisect; segments (3 or)4(or 5) pairs, serrate or lobulate; lobules 2-4 pairs, pectinate, 2-8 × 0.6-1 mm. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 1- or 2-pinnatisect or -partite or entire, lobes or entire leaves lanceolate. Synflorescence racemelike. Capitula few, apically congested; peduncle 5-20 mm. Involucre hemispheric, 7-10 mm in diam.; phyllaries glabrescent, scarious margin brown, lacerate; receptacle convex, pubescent. Marginal female florets 10-18, (2 or)3- or 4-toothed. Disk florets 40-60, bisexual. Achenes oblong or obovoid-oblong. Fl. and fr. Aug-Sep.

● Alpine situations; 3000-3800 m. Taiwan.


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