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Seriphidium fedtschenkoanum (Krasch.) Poljak.


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia fedtschenkoana Krascheninnikov, Trudy Bot. Inst. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R., Ser. 1, Fl. Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 3: 351. 1937.

Herbs, perennial, 15-35 cm tall, gray pubescent or glabrescent. Lower stem leaves: petiole 5-15 mm; leaf blade ovate or elliptic, 1.5-3 × 1-2(-2.5) cm, pubescent, 2-pinnatisect; segments 2 or 4 pairs; lobules linear or linear-lanceolate, distal lobules 4-6, lateral lobules 2-3 × 0.3-0.8 mm, apex mucronulate. Middle stem leaves pinnatisect. Upper leaves and leaflike bracts linear, entire. Synflorescence a long narrow panicle. Involucre ovoid-oblong or ovoid, 1.5-2 mm in diam.; phyllaries puberulent, later glabrescent. Florets 2 or 3. Achenes oblong-ovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Semidesert steppes, meadows, hills, dry slopes, terraces, roadsides; below 1500 m. W Gansu, E, S, and SW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan].


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