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2b1. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Salix ) sect. Subalbae Koidzumi, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 27: 88. 1913.

Trees, 4-20 m. Stems: (pendulous), branches somewhat brittle at base. Leaves: stipules on late ones and vigorous shoots minute rudiments; petiole not glandular, or with spherical glands or lobes distally; largest medial blade hemiamphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous; juvenile blade glabrous, puberulent, or long-silky, hairs white. Pistillate floral bracts persistent after flowering. Staminate flowers: stamens 2; anthers (dry), 0.4-0.5 mm. Pistillate flowers: adaxial nectary longer than stipe; stipe 0-0.2 mm; ovary glabrous.

Species 17 (1 in the flora): introduced; Eurasia; introduced also in Mexico, South America.

Lower Taxon


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