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2e14. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Vetrix) sect. Geyerianae Argus, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 52: 85. 1997.

Shrubs, 0.6-6 m. Buds alba- or caprea-type, or intermediate. Leaves: stipules on late ones absent, rudimentary, or foliaceous; largest medial blade (sometimes amphistomatous), 3-12 times as long as wide, adaxial surface not glaucous. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: adaxial nectary shorter than stipe; stipe 0.4-4 mm; ovary sparsely to moderately densely short-silky; stigmas with flat, non-papillate abaxial surface, or stigmas cylindrical, 0.2-0.8 mm.

Species 4 (3 in the flora): North America, e Mexico.

Lower Taxa


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