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Artemisia indica Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 1846. 1803. A. grata Wallich ex Bess. in Nouv. Mem. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 3: 57. 1834. A. vulgaris auct. non L.: Hook.f. Fl. Brit. India 3: 325. 1881. p.p.; Ling in Kew Bull. 42(2): 447. 1987.

Herbs, perennial, tall, 0.3 - 1.2 m high; rhizome prostrate, creeping, rooting; stems simple, striate, sulcate, pubescent. Leaves pinnati-partite orpinnatifid; segments narrow, lanceolate, acuminate, dentate, tomentose beneath; segment apices ovate and. mucronate or acuminate or narrowly acuminate. Heads in small or large, dense or lax leafy panicles. Heads campanulate or subglobose, glabrous when young, or tomentose at maturity, simple apparently subsecund in dried state. Corolla of disc florets sparsely glandular, tube gradually longitudinally narrow from the 3/4 of the corolla, attenuate.


1a. Leaves pinnati-partite; heads larger 15.2. indica
b. Leaves 2-pinnatifid; heads smaller 15.1. dissecta

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