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Seriphidium semiaridum (Krasch. et Lavr.) Ling et Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia terrae-albae Krascheninnikov subsp. semiarida Krascheninnikov & Lavrova in Krylov, Fl. Zapadnoi Sibiri 11: 2787. 1949; A. semiarida (Krascheninnikov & Lavrova) Filatova; A. terrae-albae var. semiarida (Krascheninnikov & Lavrova) Poljakov.

Herbs, perennial, 20-30 cm tall, densely gray tomentose, later partly glabrescent. Lower stem leaves: petiole 3-10 mm; leaf blade ovate-elliptic, 1-2(-3) × 1-1.5 cm, 1- or 2-pinnatisect; segments (3 or)4 or 5 pairs; lobules linear or linear-lanceolate, 2-4 × 0.3-0.5 mm. Middle stem leaves pinnatisect; leaflike bracts linear. Synflorescence a narrow conical panicle. Involucre ovoid-oblong or ovoid-ellipsoid, 1.5-2.5 mm in diam.; phyllaries densely gray tomentose. Florets 3-5. Achenes ovoid or obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Desert and semidesert steppes, saline-alkaline soils; low to middle elevations. N Xinjiang [Kazakhstan].


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