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2b5. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Salix ) sect. Triandrae Dumortier, Bijdr. Natuurk. Wetensch. 1: 58. 1826.

Salix sect. Amygdalinae W. D. J. Koch

Shrubs or trees, 2-7(-10) m. Stems: (bark flaking in plates), branches ± brittle at base. Leaves: stipules on late ones and vigorous shoots foliaceous, apex acute to acuminate; petiole with paired, clustered, or stalked spherical glands or foliaceous glands distally; largest medial blade hypostomatous, abaxial surface glaucous or not; juvenile blade puberulent or pubescent abaxially, hairs white and ferruginous. Pistillate floral bracts persistent or deciduous after flowering. Staminate flowers: stamens 3 or, rarely, 2; anthers (dry), 0.4-0.6 mm. Pistillate flowers: adaxial nectary shorter than stipe; stipe 1-2 mm; ovary glabrous.

Species 5 (1 in the flora): introduced; Eurasia.

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