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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 899. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: Two subspecies are recognized in our region.

 

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Erect, up to 1 m tall, basally woody shrublet with obtuse-angled, punctate-glandulose, woolly pilose twigs. Leaves long-petiolate, green, homomorphic, cauline akin to basal, laxly to densely long soft hairy, linear-lanceolate to oblong, up to 20 x 1 – 4 cm, smaller above, punctate-glandulose, 2–3-pinnatisect, rachis 0.4 – 1.5 mm wide; primary segments numerous, linear to linear-lanceolate; ultimate segments narrowly linear filiform, 0.2 – 0.5 (-1) mm wide, cartilaginous mucronate. Capitula 5 – 6 mm across, up to 150 or sometimes more, on 2 – 5 mm long peduncles, in 5 – 15 cm broad compound corymbs. Involucre oblong to ovoid, 4.5 – 5 x 2.5 – 4 mm, basally rotundate, phyllaries oblong to lanceolate, ± acute to obtuse and laciniate, rarely carinate, pink to brownish scarious on margins. Paleae whitish membranous, with green midrib, lanceolate, obtuse and ± fimbriate, upwards pilose. Ray-florets 4 – 6, with whitish or pale-white, 3-lobed, 1.5 – 2.5 x 1.5 – 3 mm, reflexed limb. Disc-florets 10 – 20, with 2 – 3 mm long, 5-toothed corolla tube. Cypselas oblong, ± flattened, c. 2.5 mm long, glaucous-glabrous, epappose.
 

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1 Plants taller (up to 100 cm). Synflorescence 4-15 cm broad. Capitula 50-150 per synflorescence. 4 Achillea millefolium L. subsp. millefolium
+ Plants shorter (up to 30 cm). Synflorescence 2-3 cm broad.Capitula 15-30 per synflorescence. 4 Achillea millefolium subsp. chitralensis
 
 
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