Salix sect. Salicaster

Dumortier

Fl. Belg., 14. 1827.

Synonyms: Salix sect. Pentandrae (B orrer) C. K. Schneider
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 44. Mentioned on page 24, 29, 30, 31, 38, 39, 49.

Shrubs or trees, 1–15 m. Stems: branches somewhat to highly brittle at base or flexible. Leaves: stipules on late ones and vigorous shoots foliaceous or minute rudiments, apex convex to rounded; petiole with spherical glands or lobes distally or throughout; largest medial blade hypostomatous, hemiamphistomatous, or amphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous or not; juvenile blade glabrous, villous, or long-silky abaxially, hairs white or white and ferruginous. Pistillate floral bracts deciduous after flowering. Staminate flowers: stamens 3–10; anthers (dry), 0.5–1 mm. Pistillate flowers: adaxial nectary shorter than or equal to stipe; stipe 0.5–4 mm; ovary glabrous.

Distribution

North America, Eurasia

Discussion

Species 9 (4 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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not +  and glaucous +
reddish turning yellow +  and yellow +
Convex (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
George W. Argus +
Dumortier +
tapering +
ferruginous +  and white +
long-silky +, villous +  and glabrous +
toothed +  and 2-fid +
persistent +  and deciduous +
pliable +  and brittle +
not glaucous +
flowered +  and sessile +
subglobose +
slender +  and stout +
pistillate +  and staminate +
pendulous +, spreading +  and erect +
North America +  and Eurasia +
connate +  and distinct +
glabrous +  and hairy +
greenish +  and tawny +
pistillate +  and staminate +
bisexual +  and unisexual +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
spherical +
white and ferruginous +  and white +
unbranched +  and spicate +
subterminal +  and axillary +
membranaceous +
amphistomatous +, hemiamphistomatous +  and hypostomatous +
oblanceolate +, ovate +, lanceolate +, elliptic +, oblong +  and lorate +
arranged +  and alternate +
marcescent +
deciduous +
rudimentary +
2-7[-10]-carpellate +
glandular-dotted +
overlapping +
distinct +
branched +, sympodial +, monopodial +  and branching +
non-papillate +
cylindrical +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
caducous +  and persistent +
distinct +  and connate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
ferruginous +  and white +
Salix sect. Pentandrae +
Salix sect. Salicaster +
Salix subg. Salix +
section +
rounded +
sympodial +, branching +  and heterophyllous +
tree +  and shrub +