Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Artemisia nilagirica (Clarke) Pamp.

Family: Asteraceae Genus: Artemisia Species: Artemisia nilagirica (Clarke) Pamp.






Synonym Artemisia vulgaris L. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Mugwort, Common wormwood Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Mugwort Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Laibakngou Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 2400 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details obovate or ovate achenes
Habitat Occurs in forest edges, valleys, hillside wasteland and roadsides Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India (Asia), Europe and North America Bark Details Smooth brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is an aromatic shrub 1-2 m high, yellow or dark red small flowers, grows throughout India in hills Leaf Details The leaves are 5–20 cm long, dark green, pinnate, with dense white tomentose hairs on the underside

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details