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7. Salix Sect. Fulvopubescentes C. F. Fang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 9: 1. 1980.

褐毛柳组 he mao liu zu

Sect. Taiwanalpinae C. F. Fang.

Shrubs creeping, decumbent, or erect, rarely small trees. Branchlets with ± pilose, deciduous stipules. Leaf blade usually lanceolate or narrowly oblong to obovate-elliptic, both surfaces often pilose, margin entire, rarely sharply serrate. Catkins shortly pedunculate; peduncle with 2 or 3 leaflets. Male flower: stamens 2; filaments with sparse hairs or glabrous. Female flower: ovary long stipitate; style very short. Flowers with only an adaxial gland.

Key based on male plants

1 Shrubs creeping or low, ca. 20 cm tall; catkin oblong or shortly cylindric, 1-2 cm.   (2)
+ Shrubs large shrubs or small trees; catkin cylindric, more than 2.5 cm.   (3)
2 (1) Bracts oblong; plants creeping   52 Salix takasagoalpina
+ Bracts lanceolate or linear-oblong; plants erect or decumbent, ca. 20 cm tall   51 Salix morrisonicola
3 (1) Stamens ca. 2 × as long as bracts; bracts pubescent and ciliate   50 Salix doii
+ Stamens ca. 4 × as long as bracts; bracts pubescent or nearly glabrous   48 Salix fulvopubescens

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