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264. Salix blakii Goerz, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 31. 1934.

黄线柳 huang xian liu

Salix linearifolia E. L. Wolf (1903), not Rydberg (1901).

Shrubs to 5 m tall. Branchlets brownish, thin, glabrous. Leaves petiolate; leaf blade linear-lanceolate or linear, 4-8 cm × 4-5 mm, both surfaces glabrous, silky when young, abaxially greenish, adaxially dull green, base cuneate, margin entire or denticulate, apex long acuminate; lateral veins obscure. Flowering nearly coetaneous. Male catkin unknown. Female catkin 3-4 cm, elongate in fruit; peduncle 5-10 mm, with lanceolate leaflets; rachis gray tomentose; bracts brownish, long obovate, with 3 veins, abaxially glabrous, basally and marginally downy, completely or partly caducous in fruit. Female flower: ovary conical, gray tomentose, sometimes subglabrous near base, shortly stipitate; style ca. as long as stigma; stigma brown, 2-cleft. Fl. Apr, fr. May.

Riverbanks; 500-600 m. S Xinjiang [Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan; SW Asia (Iran)]


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