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Seriphidium aucheri (Boiss.) Ling et Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia aucheri Boissier, Fl. Orient. 3: 367. 1875; A. maritima Linnaeus var. aucheri (Boissier) Pampanini.

Subshrubs, 30-40 cm tall, gray pubescent, later glabrescent. Lower and middle stem leaves: petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade ovate, 2-3 × 1-2 cm, pubescent, later glabrescent, 2-pinnatisect; segments 3 or 4(or 5) pairs; lobules linear, 5-10(-15) mm. Upper leaves pinnatisect; leaflike bracts narrowly linear, entire, rarely 3- or 5-lobed. Synflorescence a broad or somewhat broad and elongated panicle. Capitula usually in groups of 3-5 along branchlets. Involucre oblong, 1.5-2 mm in diam.; phyllaries puberulent, later glabrescent. Florets 3-5. Achenes oblong-ovoid or obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Slopes, canyons, roadsides; 2400-3700 m. W Xizang [Afghanistan, Pakistan; SW Asia (Iran)].


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