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  Artemisia nilagarica
 
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  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Artemisia nilagarica (Clarke) Pamp., Nuovo. Giorn. Bot. Ital. 33:452.1926; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 226. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 149. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 242. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 208. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 359. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 248. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 253. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 188. 1995; B.D. Naithani in Hajra et al., Fl. India 12: 36. 1995; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 38. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 360. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 194. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 276. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 459. 2009. Artemisia vulgaris L. var. nilagirica Clarke, Comp. Ind. 162. 1876. Artemisia indica sensu Wight, Ic. t. 112. 1846. non Willd. 1803. Artemisia vulgaris sensu Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 325. 1881, non L.; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 713(502). 1921.
  Malayalam Name(s): Karpoora-thulasi, Maasippathri, Makkippoovu, Tirunitripachcha, Velipathiri
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Flea bane, Indian wormwood, Mugwort
  Description: Perennial fragrant shrubs, 1-3 m high; stems terete, puberulus. Leaves to 20 x 10 cm; lobes oblong, acute; upper ones entire. Panicle axillary and terminal, leafy. Heads 3-4 mm long, globose; bracts 2.5 mm long, ovate-oblong, softly woolly, ciliate. Female flowers many; corolla 1.5 mm long, white, narrow. Bisexual flowers 4-6; corolla 2.5 mm long, broader, glabrous, connective of anthers mucronate. Achene 1.5 mm long, oblong, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-December
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Along forest margins
  Distribution: India and South West China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -2500
  Localities: Vallakkadavu, Poochapara, Kodumon, Begur, Devicolam, Sappal hill-Dhoni R. F., Thadikundu area, Nadugani ghats, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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