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181. Artemisia nanschanica Krascheninnikov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Glavn. Bot. Sada R.S.F.S.R. 3: 19. 1922.

昆仑蒿 kun lun hao

Oligosporus nanschanicus (Krascheninnikov) Poljakov.

Herbs, perennial, 10-20(-30) cm tall, with horizontal rhizomes, with short fertile branches, gray or yellowish puberulent or glabrescent, fetid. Lower stem leaves: petiole 0.3-0.6 cm; leaf blade spatulate, obovate, or ovate, 1-2 × 0.5-1 cm, obliquely pinnati-subpalmatipartite or -cleft; lobes elliptic, oblong, or elliptic-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1-2 mm. Middle stem leaves sessile; leaf blade spatulate or obovate-spatulate, obliquely (2 or)3(or 4)-partite, rarely -sect; lobes elliptic or linear, 5-8 × 1(-2) mm. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts spatulate, obliquely 2- or 3-partite, -cleft, or entire. Synflorescence a narrow panicle. Capitula shortly pedunculate or sessile. Involucre subglobose or hemispheric, 3-3.5(-4) mm in diam. Marginal female florets 10-15. Disk florets 12-20, male. Achenes oblong or obovoid-oblong. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

● Dry slopes, steppes, rocky terraces or slopes; 2100-5300 m. S Gansu, Qinghai, S Xinjiang, Xizang.


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