Salix sect. Myrtilloides

(Borrer) Andersson in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 229. 1868.

Basionyms: Myrtilloides Borrer in J. C. Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 3: 1587. 1838
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 83. Mentioned on page 29, 61, 85, 86.

Plants 0.15–1.8 m, not clonal or clonal by layering. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, abaxial surface glaucous. Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial and forming a cup; ovary glaucous or not, glabrous or puberulent to very densely long-silky, hairs white or white and ferruginous, flattened.

Distribution

North America, Eurasia

Discussion

Species 5 (4 in the flora).

Salix myrtilloides Linnaeus is found in Eurasia.

Selected References

None.

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connate +  and distinct +
red turning yellow +
George W. Argus +
(Borrer) Andersson in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
Myrtilloides +
tapering +
toothed +  and 2-fid +
persistent +
subglobose +  and globose +
pistillate +  and staminate +
pendulous +, spreading +  and erect +
North America +  and Eurasia +
connate +  and distinct +
hairy +  and glabrous +
bicolor +, tawny +  and brown +
pistillate +  and staminate +
bisexual +  and unisexual +
spherical +
white and ferruginous +  and white +
long-silky +
cylindrical +, ribbonlike +  and flattened +
unbranched +  and spicate +
subterminal +  and axillary +
membranaceous +
obovate +, oblong +, oblanceolate +, circular +, subcircular +  and elliptic +
arranged +  and alternate +
marcescent +
deciduous +
2-7[-10]-carpellate +
puberulent +, glabrous +, not +  and glaucous +
flattened +
glandular-dotted +
flat;convex;flat;convex +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
overlapping +
distinct +
branched +, sympodial +, monopodial +  and branching +
decumbent;trailing;decumbent;trailing;erect +
non-papillate +
cylindrical +
caducous +  and persistent +
persistent +  and deciduous +
ferruginous +  and white +
Salix sect. Myrtilloides +
Salix subg. Chamaetia +
section +
rounded +
sympodial +, branching +  and heterophyllous +
plant +, clonal +  and not clonal +