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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Temp. to Tropical Mountains.
Salix microphylla

[FTEA]

Salicaceae, C.M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, rarely ± herbaceous
Morphology General Buds
Buds with one outer scale
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers often appearing before leaves; disc of 1–2 fleshy glands (nectaries) Male flowers with 2–many stamens; anthers ovate or oblong Female flowers with style divided into 2 entire or bifid stigmas
sex Male
Male flowers with 2–many stamens; anthers ovate or oblong
sex Female
Female flowers with style divided into 2 entire or bifid stigmas
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 2-valved.

[FZ]

Salicaceae, C. M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora Zambesiaca 9:6. 1991

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, rarely somewhat herbaceous.
Morphology General Buds
Buds with one outer scale.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrow.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers often appearing before the leaves; disk of 1–2 fleshy glands (nectaries). Male flowers with 2-many stamens; anthers ovate or oblong. Female flowers with style divided into 2 entire or bifid stigmas.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Føroyar, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Guinea, Hainan, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Niger, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Azores, Baleares, Bermuda, Congo, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Haiti, Mauritius, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Territory, Puerto Rico, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Victoria, Western Australia

Salix L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9104], Myanmar K001132221
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9105], Myanmar K001132223
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9104], Myanmar K001132222
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 9106], Myanmar K001132225
Rico, L. [1782], Armenia K000297357

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1015 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Lim, G.S., Carvalho, M., Stuber, S.M., Gunner, S.T. & J.L.Reveal (2013). A reconsideration of the typification of Rafinesque generic names allied to Salix L. Rhodora. Journal of the New England Botanical Club 115: 170-190.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea 1: 53-66. Cambridge University Press.

Not accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea 1: 53-66. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Salix elegantissima.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 317.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 447 (1754).
  • Meikle, Willows & Poplars of Great Britain & Ireland, BSBI Handbook 4 (1984).
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 1015 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 447 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1015 (1753)

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