Salix sect. Myrtosalix

A. Kerner

Verh. K. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 10: 203. 1860.

Synonyms: Salix subsect. Myrtilloides C. K. Schneider
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 71. Mentioned on page 29, 69.

Plants 0.01–0.55 m, clonal by layering or rhizomes. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, amphistomatous, or hemiamphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous or not. Catkins from subterminal or lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, not connate to adaxial nectary; ovary not glaucous, puberulent or pilose to very densely villous or silky, or glabrous, hairs white, gray, or ferruginous, flattened or ribbonlike.

Distribution

North America, Europe, Asia

Discussion

Species 21 (5 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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red turning yellow +
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tapering +
toothed +  and 2-fid +
persistent +
subglobose +  and globose +
pistillate +  and staminate +
pendulous +, spreading +  and erect +
North America +, Europe +  and Asia +
connate +  and distinct +
hairy +  and glabrous +
bicolor +, tawny +  and brown +
pistillate +  and staminate +
bisexual +  and unisexual +
spherical +
ferruginous +, gray +  and white +
ribbonlike +  and flattened +
unbranched +  and spicate +
subterminal +  and axillary +
membranaceous +
hemiamphistomatous +, amphistomatous +  and hypostomatous +
obovate +, oblong +, oblanceolate +, circular +, subcircular +  and elliptic +
arranged +  and alternate +
marcescent +
deciduous +
2-7[-10]-carpellate +
glabrous +, silky +, villous +, pilose +, puberulent +  and not glaucous +
glandular-dotted +
flat;convex;flat;convex +
Verh. K. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien +
overlapping +
distinct +
branched +, sympodial +, monopodial +  and branching +
decumbent;trailing;decumbent;trailing;erect +
non-papillate +
cylindrical +
caducous +  and persistent +
persistent +  and deciduous +
ferruginous +  and white +
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Salix sect. Myrtosalix +
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sympodial +, branching +  and heterophyllous +
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