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 maritima L.

Family: Asteraceae Genus: Artemisia Species: Artemisia maritima L.






Synonym Artemisia brevifolia, Artemisia kurramensis Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Sea wormwood, Old woman Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Wormseed Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Laibikngou Manbi Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 1500-2100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Pappus the ripe fruits are not crowned by a tuft of hairs
Habitat Occurs in shallow, rocky and poorly drained soils Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Baluchistan and Afganistan Bark Details Whole plant are covered on both sides with a coat of white cottony fibers
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species A deciduous Shrub growing to 0.6 m (2ft). Leaf Details The leaves which are also whitish on both sides from the same reason are about 3 inches long by 1 1/2 broad and the segments being narrow (linear) and blunt

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details