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13. Salix rosthornii Seemen in Diels, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 276. 1900.

南川柳 nan chuan liu

Pleiarina dictyoneura (Seemen) N. Chao & G. T. Gong; Salix angiolepis H. Léveillé; S. anisandra H. Léveillé & Vaniot; S. argyri H. Léveillé; S. dictyoneura Seemen; S. dodecandra H. Léveillé; S. glandulosa Seemen var. stenophylla C. Wang & C. Y. Yu.

Trees or shrubs. Branchlets pilose when young, glabrescent. Stipules obliquely ovate, glandular serrate, caducous, those of shoots large, reniform or obliquely cordate, to 1.2 cm; petiole 7-12 mm, pubescent, apex glandular or not; leaf blade lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or oblong, rarely elliptic, 4-7 × 1.5-2.5 cm, abaxially light green, adaxially shiny, green, both surfaces glabrous, pubescent along veins when young, base cuneate, margin regularly glandular serrate, apex acuminate. Flowering coetaneous. Male catkin 3.5-6 cm × ca. 6 mm, loosely flowered; peduncle 1-2 cm, with 3(-6) leaflets; rachis pubescent; bracts ovate, downy at base. Male flower: adaxial and abaxial glands usually connected, forming a multifid disc; stamens 3-6, pubescent at base. Female catkin 3-4 cm × ca. 5 mm. Female flower: adaxial gland large, often clasping stipe, abaxial gland sometimes absent; ovary narrowly ovoid, glabrous, long stipitate; style short, 2-lobed. Capsule ovoid, 5-6 mm. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. May.

* Along rivers, streamsides. S Anhui, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, S Shaanxi, SE Sichuan, Zhejiang

After publication of the family treatment for the Flora of China, the combination Pleiarina rosthornii (Seemen) N. Chao & J. Liu (J. Sichuan For. Sci. Tech. 31: 15. 2010) was made.


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