1. Family: Salicaceae Mirb.
    1. Salix L.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, rarely ± herbaceous
    Buds
    Buds with one outer scale
    Leaves
    Leaves narrow
    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
    Male
    Male flowers with 2–many stamens; anthers ovate or oblong
    Female
    Female flowers with style divided into 2 entire or bifid stigmas
    Fruits
    Capsule 2-valved.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, rarely somewhat herbaceous.
    Buds
    Buds with one outer scale.
    Leaves
    Leaves narrow.
    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.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, 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, 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, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, 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, 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, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

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

    Salix L. appears in other Kew resources:

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

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1017 (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
    • Meikle, Willows & Poplars of Great Britain & Ireland, BSBI Handbook 4 (1984).
    • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 447 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 2: 1015 (1753)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 447 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 1015 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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