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2d8. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Glaucae (Fries) Andersson in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 273. 1868.

Salix tribe Glaucae Fries, Physiogr. Sällsk. Årsberätt. 2: 35. 1825

Plants 0.2-6 m, not clonal or clonal by layering. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, hemiamphistomatous, or amphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous (sometimes obscured by hairs). Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial one and forming a cup; ovary pubescent or moderately to very densely villous, tomentose, woolly, or silky, hairs white, cylindrical or flattened.

Species 8 (3 in the flora): North America, Eurasia.

Lower Taxa


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