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26. Salix Sect. Daphnella Seringe ex Duby, Bot. Gall. 1: 424. 1828.

粉枝柳组 fen zhi liu zu

Trees. One-year-old branchlets reddish or reddish black, rarely pruinose. Stipules present; leaf blade lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, glabrous, margin serrulate or serrate, apex acuminate. Flowering precocious. Catkins cylindric, sessile; bracts 2-colored (or nearly reddish black), densely long pubescent. Male flower: gland solitary, adaxial; stamens 2, distinct; anthers yellow or yellowish red. Female flower: ovary glabrous or pilose, long stipitate; style long, usually entire; stigma slender, entire or 2-lobed.

Key based on vegetative characters

1 Branchlets russet; 2-year-old branchlets pruinose; stipules ovate or broadly ovate (except in S. rorida var. roridiformis)   215 Salix rorida
+ Branchlets green or yellowish green, sometimes reddish, not pruinose; stipules lanceolate, apex acute.   (2)
2 (1) Leaf blade abaxially pilose   217 Salix kangensis
+ Leaf blade abaxially glabrous.   (3)
3 (2) Shrubs; petiole 5-8 mm; stipules ovate-lanceolate   216 Salix skvortzovii
+ Trees; petiole ca. 10 mm; stipules absent or very small   214 Salix baileyi

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