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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 7 | Salicaceae

2d3. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Herbella Seringe, Exempl. Rév. Salix. 14. 1824.

Salix sect. Retusae A. Kerner

Plants 0.005-0.09 m, clonal by layering or rhizomes. Largest medial blades amphistomatous, abaxial surface not glaucous. Catkins from subterminal or lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial and forming a cup; ovary not glaucous, glabrous, puberulent, or villous to pilose.

Species 7 (4 in the flora): North America, Eurasia, Atlantic Islands.

Lower Taxa


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