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Artemisia tafelii Mattf.


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia lagocephala (Fischer ex Besser) Candolle var. tafelii (Mattfeld) Pampanini.

Herbs, perennial, 40-60 cm tall, sericeous-puberulent, later ± glabrescent. Leaves ± sessile. Lowermost leaves obovate, pinnatipartite. Middle stem leaves obovate or obovate-triangular, 7-9 × 4-5 cm, obliquely 3-5-partite from apex to center; segments oblong or elliptic, 20-40 × 5-10 mm, base attenuate, margin 1- or 2-serrate. Uppermost leaves obovate-elliptic, obliquely 3-partite or entire; leaflike bracts obovate-lanceolate or lanceolate. Synflorescence a lax, broad panicle. Involucre hemispheric or campanulate, 4-5 mm in diam. Marginal female florets 5-10. Disk florets 10-25, bisexual. Achenes obovoid or ovoid. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

● Shrublands; ca. 3600 m. E Xizang.


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