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Artemisia nilagirica (C. B. Clarke) Pamp.


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia vulgaris Linnaeus var. nilagirica C. B. Clarke, Compos. Ind. 162. 1876.

Herbs, perennial, 20-60 cm tall, puberulent or glabrescent. Middle stem leaves ± sessile; leaf blade ovate or elliptic-ovate, 5-6 × 3-5 cm abaxially densely gray tomentose, pinnatifid; segments 1-3 pairs, ovate or oblong-ovate, usually 1- or 2-serrate, acuminate apically. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts oblong-ovate, few serrate. Synflorescence a broad panicle. Involucre ovoid or ovoid-campanulate, 1-2 mm in diam.; phyllaries puberulent. Marginal female florets 3 or 4. Disk florets 4-8, bisexual. Achenes obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct. 2n = 18, 54.

Slopes; middle elevations. SW Sichuan, SE Xizang [N India, N Myanmar].


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