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2d4. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Myrtosalix A. Kerner, Verh. K. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien. 10: 203. 1860.

Salix subsect. Myrtilloides C. K. Schneider

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.

Species 21 (5 in the flora): North America, Europe, Asia.

Lower Taxa


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