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Artemisia viscidissima Ling et Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs, 70-80 cm tall, yellowish or gray glandular pubescent. Middle stem leaves ± sessile; leaf blade elliptic-ovate or ovate, 7-8 × 6-7 cm, both surfaces gray pubescent, adaxially and veins abaxially glandular pubescent, 2-pinnatisect; segments 4 or 5 pairs, distal lobes longer than others, elliptic or ovate-elliptic; lobules elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 8-12 × 4-6 mm, rachis narrowly winged, apex acuminate. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts pinnatipartite or 3-lobed. Synflorescence a moderately broad, simple panicle, branches racemelike, to ca. 5 cm. Capitula slightly irregularly spaced, sessile. Involucre broadly ovoid or ovoid-campanulate, often shorter than subtending bracteole, 3-3.5 mm; phyllaries brown pubescent. Marginal female florets 5-10. Disk florets 10-15, bisexual. Achenes oblong or ellipsoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

● Forest margins. E Xizang.


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