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34. Salix Sect. Cheilophilae K. S. Hao ex C. F. Fang & A. K. Skvortsov, Novon. 8: 470. 1998.

乌柳组 wu liu zu

Leaf blade linear or rarely narrowly lanceolate, 3-4.5(-6) cm × 2-5 mm, abaxially usually downy. Male catkin cylindric, 1-1.5 cm, subsessile or shortly pedunculate, with leaflets at base; bracts uniformly yellowish green or apex reddish. Male flower: gland 1, adaxial; stamens 2, connate throughout. Female catkin shortly cylindric. Female flower: ovary sessile or shortly stipitate; style short; stigma capitate.

Key based on vegetative characters

1 Branchlets yellowish or yellowish brown, at first pilose, glabrescent   247 Salix microstachya
+ Branchlets not yellowish or yellowish brown, pilose or glabrous.   (2)
2 (1) Branchlets purplish red or chestnut colored, subglabrous or pilose; leaf blade linear, ca. 11 × as long as wide   248 Salix wilhelmsiana
+ Branchlets grayish black or blackish red, tomentose or downy; leaf blade usually broader, 8-9 × as long as wide, distally.   (3)
3 (2) Leaves linear   245 Salix cheilophila
+ Leaves linear-oblanceolate   246 Salix cyanolimnea

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