10. Tanacetum artemisioides Schultz-Bip. ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India. 3: 318. 1881; R.R.Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 786. 1972; B. D. Naithani in Hajra et al., Fl. Ind. 12: 60. 1995.
Artemisia fasciculata non M. Bieb.: C. B. Clarke, Comp. Ind. 162. 1876.
Erect to ascending, suffruticose, appressed hairy to ± glabrescent, up to 60 cm tall, pale green shrublet with several branches from the woody rootstock. Leaves oblong, 1 – 2.5 (- 3) cm long, 8 – 15 (- 20) mm wide, more or less palmately 1-2-pinnatisect into 2 – 3 mm long, oblong, obtuse ultimate segments, basal and lower leaves petiolate, cauline subsessile to sessile. Capitula discoid, shortly to moderately pedunculate, c. 5 mm across, 3 – 10 in more or less flat topped, ± lax corymbs. Involucre 3-seriate, ± cupuliform, phyllaries membranous margined, outer lanceolate, c. 3 mm long, pubescent, acute, median and inner oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, 4 – 5 mm long, obtuse. Receptacle convex, naked. Ray-florets absent. Disc-florets yellow, with 3 – 4 mm long, 5-toothed corolla. Cypselas light brown.
Fl. Per.: August-September.
Type: “Western Tibet, Balti, 8-9000 ft, T. Thomson (K!).
Distribution: Pakistan eastwards to Bhutan.