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Artemisia verlotorum Lamotte


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia dubia Wallich ex Besser subf. intermedia Pampanini; A. dubia subf. macrostachya Pampanini; A. dubia var. orientalis Pampanini, p.p.; A. dubia subf. pauciflora Pampanini; A. dubia f. pseudolavendulifolia Pampanini; A. dubia subf. puberula Pampanini; A. verlotorum f. glabrescens Pampanini; A. verlotorum var. lobata Pampanini; A. verlotorum var. rigida Pampanini.

Herbs, perennial, 50-100 cm tall, pubescent, later glabrescent. Leaves white gland-dotted adaxially and abaxially densely gray tomentose. Basal and lowermost leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade ovate, 1- or 2-pinnatisect. Middle stem leaves ± sessile; leaf blade ovate or broadly ovate, 5-10(-13) × 3-8 cm, 1(or 2)-pinnatisect; segments 3 or 4 pairs, lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 30-50 × 3-5 mm. Uppermost leaves 3- or 5-lobed; leaflike bracts lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate. Capitula in somewhat broad panicles, ellipsoid or oblong-ellipsoid, 2-2.5 mm in diam., sessile. Phyllaries glabrescent. Marginal female florets 3-6. Disk florets 8-18, bisexual. Achenes obovoid or oblong. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

Artemisia verlotiorum is used medicinally.

Hills, roadsides, waste areas; sea level to 2000 m. Anhui, Fujian, S Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, S Nei Mongol, S Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [E, S, and SE Asia, C, E, and W Europe, North and South America, Oceania].


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