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Seriphidium ferganense (Krasch. ex Poljak.) Poljak.


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia ferganensis Krascheninnikov ex Poljakov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Glavn. Bot. Sada R.S.F.S.R. 16: 409. 1954.

Herbs, perennial, 40-50 cm tall, densely gray tomentose, later partly glabrescent. Lowermost leaves: petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade oblong, densely tomentose, 2-pinnatisect; segments 3 or 4 pairs; lobules narrowly linear, (3-)6-9(-12) × 0.5-1(-1.5) mm, acute apically. Middle stem and upper leaves pinnatisect; leaflike bracts linear. Capitula in broad pyramidal paniculate synflorescences. Involucre ovoid-ellipsoid, 2-2.5 mm; phyllaries pubescent. Florets 5-6. Achenes ovoid or obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Desert margins, saline-alkaline soils, desert steppes, rocky slopes and canyons; low to middle elevations. SW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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