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Artemisia thellungiana Pamp.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 50-80 cm tall, sparsely glandular pubescent. Lower and middle stem leaves ± sessile; leaf blade oblong-ovate, 8-11 × 6-10 cm, abaxially eglandular pubescent, adaxial surface and abaxial veins sparsely glandular pubescent, 1- or 2-pinnatipartite; segments 3 or 4 pairs, elliptic or oblong-ovate, margin with 2 or 3 serrations, apex mucronulate; rachis winged. Upper leaves and leaflike bracts pinnatipartite or entire. Synflorescence a ± broad panicle. Involucre oblong or oblong-ovoid, 2.5-3(-4) mm in diam.; phyllaries glabrescent. Marginal female florets 10-15. Disk florets 16-20, bisexual. Achenes obovoid or ovoid-ellipsoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Slopes, roadsides; 1200-3000 m. SE Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, N India].


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