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Artemisia tainingensis Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 15-30 cm tall, white tomentose or glabrous. Lowermost and middle stem leaves: petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade elliptic, 1.5-3.5 × 1.2-1.8 cm, white tomentose or glabrous, 2-pinnatisect; segments 4 or 5(or 6) pairs, elliptic or elliptic-ovate, 10-15 × 5-10 mm; lobules elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, (2-)5-8 × 0.5-1.3 mm; rachis narrowly winged. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts ovate, 1- or 2-pinnatisect or -partite. Capitula in narrow panicles, campanulate or ovoid-campanulate, 3-4(-4.5) mm in diam. Phyllaries brown, white tomentose. Marginal female florets 13-16. Disk florets 20, bisexual. Achene obovoid. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

Rocky slopes, terraces; 3300-5300 m. Hubei, S Qinghai, W Sichuan, Xizang [N India].


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