Salix flabellaris Andersson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 4: 54 1860. (syn: Salix lucida Jacquem. ex Anderss.; Salix obovata Wall.; Salix rotundifolia Royle ex Anderss.); 
China (W-Sichuan, NW-Yunnan), Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim, Afghanistan (Kunar /
Nuristan), Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Deosai, Baltistan, Gilgit),
Jammu &
Kashmir (Zanskar, Hazara, Poonch, Kashmir)
as per Catalogue of Life;
Dwarf shrublets of height up to 60cm.
Leaves : Shiny hairless mostly 2 cm long, paler or glaucous beneath and with toothed or almost entire leaf margins. Male catkins cylindrical 2cm, yellowish hairless short stalked born above the leaves; nbracts obovate,brown hairless; stamens filaments hairless. Female catkins similar to male 2.5cm stigmas entire.
Fruiting catkins rather lax; capsule 3.5mm.reddish hairless.

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Fwd: Salix calyculata for confirmation pl. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Kindly confirm the species from the expert. These images have been snaped from RoIhtang Pass from Kulu distt in Himachal Pradesh.


This is Salix flabellaris Andersson

 

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Salicaceae (including Flacourtiaceae) Fortnight: Salix sp. for identification from Himachal, GSG-05 : 2 posts by 2 authors. 2 images.
My 5th Salix species from Himachal (3900 m asl).


This is Salix flabellaris.


 

 
Salix flabellaris Andersson is a dwarf shrub in some alpine zones of Uttatakhand. This occurs often in heavily glaciated valleys.
The picture is from Nilkanth valley of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.
Alt- about 4000m a.s.l.

Excellent photograph …
Some characters as per FOH which are seen here.
Salix flabellaris
Dwarf shrublets of height up to 60cm.
Leaves : Shiny hairless mostly 2 cm long, paler or glaucous beneath and with toothed or almost entire leaf margins.
Male catkins cylindrical 2cm, yellowish hairless short stalked born above the leaves; nbracts obovate,brown hairless; stamens filaments hairless.
Female catkins similar to male 2.5cm stigmas entire.
Fruiting catkins rather lax; capsule 3.5mm.reddish hairless.
I think the picture above shows the red fruiting catkins.

 

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Salicaceae and Flacourtiaceae Fortnight: Salix sps. from Paddar valley: SKR02 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Kindly validate Id

Salix flabellaris…. Photographed in July at 4200m altitude in Paddar valley J&K.


Yes it is Salix flabellaris


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