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169. Salix amphibola C. K. Schneider in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 60. 1916.

九鼎柳 jiu ding liu

Shrubs. Branchlets ± villous. Leaves petiolate; leaf blade elliptic or broadly elliptic, 1.2-4 × 0.7-1.7 cm, abaxially pinkish green, villous along midvein, adaxially dull green, yellowish gray pubescent along midvein, both ends rounded, margin entire; lateral veins ca. 10 each side of abaxially raised midvein, dictyogenous. Catkins to 2.5 cm × 4-5 mm, densely flowered; peduncle ca. 5 mm, villous, with leaflets; rachis pilose; bracts obovate or ovate, ca. 1 mm, margin villous. Male flower: adaxial gland subovate; stamens 2; filaments free, pilose at base. Fruiting catkin ca. 3.5 cm × 8 mm. Female flower: adaxial gland subovate, ca. 0.2 mm; ovary ± villous, sessile or subsessile; style ca. 0.3 mm, 2-lobed; stigma 2-cleft. Capsule ellipsoid-lanceolate, ca. 4 mm, sparsely villous. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun.

* Mountain slopes; 2300-3000 m. Sichuan (Li Xian, Maowen Qiangzu Zizhixian)


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