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2d5. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Ovalifoliae (Rydberg) C. K. Schneider in C. S. Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 140. 1916.

Salix [unranked] Ovalifoliae Rydberg, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 1: 274. 1899

Plants 0.01-0.1 m, (dwarf), not clonal or clonal by layering or rhizomes. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, amphistomatous, or hemiamphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous. Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial and forming a cup; ovary sometimes glaucous, glabrous, tomentose, or pubescent to very densely villous.

Species 5 (3 in the flora): North America, Asia.

Lower Taxa


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