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162. Salix divergentistyla C. F. Fang in C. Wang & C. F. Fang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 108. 1979.

叉柱柳 cha zhu liu

Shrubs or small trees. Branchlets brownish red, glabrous. Petiole ca. 6 mm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 3-4.5 × 1.3-1.6 cm, abaxially greenish, villous, glabrescent or subglabrous, adaxially green, with impressed veins, glabrous, both ends sharply pointed, margin entire; lateral veins 9-12 each side of abaxially raised midvein; all veins impressed adaxially. Male catkin unknown. Fruiting catkin 3.5-5.5 × ca. 1 cm; peduncle long, with 2 or 3 leaflets; rachis pubescent; bracts broadly elliptic or broadly oblong, ca. as long as ovary, abaxially downy proximally, adaxially glabrous, slightly ciliate, apex subrounded, rounded-truncate, or retuse. Female flower: gland adaxial, ovate or rectangular, entire or divided; ovary ovoid, ca. 2.5 mm, densely downy, sessile; style long, nearly divided, divergent; stigma 2-cleft. Capsule ca. 5 mm, pilose.

* Mountain slopes, valleys; circa 3400 m. E Xizang (Zayü Xian)


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