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174. Salix wolohoensis C. K. Schneider, Bot. Gaz. 64(2): 140. 1917.

川南柳 chuan nan liu

Shrubs. Branchlets dull green, tomentose. Leaves petiolate; leaf blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, rarely broadly lanceolate, 3-5 × 1-1.6 cm, abaxially yellowish tomentose, adaxially slightly pilose, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin entire or indistinctly glandular dentate, apex acute. Male catkin 2-3 cm × ca. 4 mm, subsessile; bracts obovate, ca. 1 mm, abaxially villous, ciliate, adaxially subglabrous, apex subtruncate, curved. Male flower: gland adaxial; stamens 2, distinct, base villous; anthers yellow, ellipsoid. Fruiting catkin 3.5-6 × ca. 1 cm; peduncle with 2-4(-6) leaflets; bracts obovate, ca. 1/2 as long as ovary, abaxially villous and ciliate, adaxially subglabrous, apex subtruncate. Female flower: gland adaxial; ovary ovoid or narrowly ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm, densely white tomentose; style conspicuous, entire or 2-lobed; stigma 2-cleft. Capsule ca. 3.5 mm. Fl. May, fr. Jun.

* Valleys, mountain slopes; 1600-3000 m. Sichuan (Yanyuan Xian), Yunnan

Similar to Salix polyclona and S. pseudowolohoensis but ovary pilose. Similar also to S. psilostigma but male flower with adaxial gland only; bracts of female catkin ca. 1/2 as long as ovary; style entire or 2-lobed, not divided or 2-parted.


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