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Artemisia shennongjiaensis Ling et Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 90 cm tall or more, yellowish pubescent and glandular pubescent. Lower and middle stem leaves ± sessile; leaf blade broadly ovate or suborbicular, 7-10 × 5-8 cm, abaxially gray arachnoid tomentose, glandular pubescent on veins, adaxially glandular pubescent, pinnatisect; segments (3 or)4 or 5 pairs, linear-lanceolate or linear, 35-55 × 4-6 mm, margin occasionally with 1 or 2 serrations, apex acuminate. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 3-5-sect or entire. Synflorescence a broad, much-branched panicle. Involucre broadly ovoid or ovoid, 1.5-2 mm in diam.; phyllaries sparsely yellowish arachnoid pubescent. Marginal female florets 6-8. Disk florets 7-9, bisexual. Achenes oblong. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

● Forest margins, roadsides; ca. 1600 m. W Hubei (Shennongjia).


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