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193. Salix karelinii Turczaninow, Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou. 27(2): 393. 1854.

栒子叶柳 xun zi ye liu

Salix himalayensis (Andersson) Floderus.

Shrubs to 1.2 m tall. Branchlets brown or chestnut colored, at first tomentulose or woolly, glabrescent. Buds russet, ovoid, glabrous. Stipules lanceolate or long ovate, small, margin glandular serrate; petiole 2-5 mm, thick; leaf blade oblong-obovate or elliptic, 1-5 × 0.5-2 cm, abaxially greenish, pilose only along midvein, when young both surfaces appressed pubescent, adaxially green, base broadly cuneate or rounded, margin serrulate, apex obtuse. Flowering coetaneous. Catkins 2-3 cm, woolly; peduncle tomentose, with leaflets; bracts brown to russet, oblong, villous, apex acute. Male flower: stamens 2; filaments distinct, 4-5 mm, glabrous. Female flower: ovary long ovoid, glabrous, shortly stipitate; style conspicuous; stigma 2-cleft. Capsule brownish, 5-6 mm. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul.

Mountain slopes; 2700-3000 m. W Xinjiang [Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan]


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