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2d7. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Myrtilloides (Borrer) Andersson in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 229. 1868.

Salix [unranked] Myrtilloides Borrer in J. C. Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 3: 1587. 1838

Plants 0.15-1.8 m, not clonal or clonal by layering. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, abaxial surface glaucous. Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial and forming a cup; ovary glaucous or not, glabrous or puberulent to very densely long-silky, hairs white or white and ferruginous, flattened.

Species 5 (4 in the flora): North America, Eurasia.

Lower Taxa


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