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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 14: 15. 1841. (Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Contributor Text: I.C. Hedge
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: (May-) June-August.
Type: Type: [USSR, Central Asia], Balkhany mountains, Karelin s.n. (LE).
Distribution: Distribution: E. Iran, Turkmenia, Afghanistan, Soviet Central Asia, Pakistan, Kashmir, Tibet.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Locally common, growing up to altitudes of over 3500 m in Kashmir. A handsome and conspicuous late-flowering shrub, variable in the degree of leaf division and a close ally of the following species. Lace (in Watt 4009) records that it is used as a cooling medicine.
Illustration: Perovskia abrotanoides Kar. (Illustration)
Map Location: A-7 Gilgit: Nomal, 2300 m, McVean s.n. (E); Shigar, 2450 m, R. R. Stewart 20510 (RAW); 25 miles from Gilgit to Karimabad, Kamal & M. Qaiser 520 (KUH); Ranashan, Kazmi 5601 (KUH); A-8 Gilgit: Naltar, 3050 m, S. Ali s.n. (RAW); Hunza, Gulmit, Saood Omer 416 (KUH); Hunza, way to Passu glacier, Saood Omer 432 (KUH); B-8/9 Baltistan: Satpura Nullah, 3350 m, Y. Nasir 9767 (RAW), 3000 m, R R. Stewart 20278 (RAW); D-4 Quetta: Ziarat, 2600 m, Qaiser 117 (KUH), Lace in Watt 4009 (E), E. Nasir & Siddiqi 552 (RAW); Walitangi Quetta, Abdul Ghafoor & Rizwan Yusuf 1493 (KUH); near Loralai Old Sanjawi, Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 1469 (KUH); Loralai to Killasaifullah, Mohinder Nath 2164 (RAW); Sandeman waterfall, Ziarat, Sultanul Abedin 3327 (KUH); Hanna Lake, Quetta; Nazir & Iqbal Dar 303 (KUH); Hanna, 1800-2000 m, Nazir & Zaffar Ali 5849 (KUH); 6 miles from Kalat to Quetta, Qaiser & A. Chofoor 1263 (KUH); way to Urak, S. I. Ali 1172 (KUH); Quetta, Zaffar Ali 5616 (RAW); 16 miles from Quetta to Spezard, Farooqi & Qaiser 2472 (KUH); 40 miles from Quetta to Ziarat, Faroogi & Qaiser 2358 (KUH); Torkhan pass, Loralai to Harnai, 1900 m, Lamond 1240 (E); Hanna Road, Sinclair 2725 (E); E-4/F-4 Baluchistan: Khuzdar distr., Surab, Saood Omer et at. 1921 (KUH); E-4 Kalat: Shalku, 2300 m, Jafri & Akber 1885 (KUH); Hazargangi, Qaiser s.n. (KUH); Baluchistan: Shreen, Rasool Baksh 69 (KUH); Baluchistan: Stocks 1112 (K - type of P. artemisiodes Boiss.).

 

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Subshrub, wide-spreading, aromatic, up to 1 (-15) m high. Stems much branched from a thick woody rootstock, leafy, with very short simple and adpressed dendroid-stellate eglandular hairs and some sessile oil globules. Leaves ± bipinnatisect, with linear or linear-oblong ultimate segments c. 4-7 x 2.5 cm, below with a dense indumentum of dendroid-stellate eglandular hairs and numerous sessile oil globules, sometimes sub-glabrous, petiole c. 10 mm. Inflorescence showy, large, much-branched with numerous 2-4 (-6)-flowered verticillasters, distant; bracts and bracteoles present. Pedicels c. 05 mm, spreading in flower, deflexed in fruit. Calyx ± tubular, violet, c. 4 mm long in flower, somewhat longer and broader in fruit, with a dense indumentum of long villous eglandular hairs, some short capitate glandular hairs and many sessile oil globules. Corolla violet blue, rarely white, c. 10 mm long, pilose; tube slightly exserted beyond calyx lips; upper lip apparently 4-lobed, ± reflexed; lower lip 1-lobed, entire. Stamens either clearly exserted or included, filaments often mauve. Style included or clearly exserted with a broadly bilobed stigma. Nutlets ovoid, smooth, dark brown, c. 2 x 1 mm.
 
 
 
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