1873.000 Salix - Willows
Description of the genus
Trees or shrubs. Flowers appearing before or after the leaves, in usually erect catkins, bracts entire or toothed; each flower with 1-2 fleshy glands; stamens 2-many.
Worldwide: About 500 species, mainly north temperate but some tropical and south temperate.
Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.Insects associated with this genus:
|No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species
Other sources of information about Salix:
Our websites:Flora of Botswana
: SalixFlora of Caprivi
: SalixFlora of Mozambique
: SalixFlora of Zambia
: SalixFlora of Zimbabwe
(electronic Plant Information Center): SalixFlora Zambesiaca
web site: SalixGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for SalixIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): SalixKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Salix.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=461, retrieved 29 June 2016