Salix karelinii Turcz. ex Stschegl., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 27(1): 196 1854. (syn: Salix adenophylloides Flod.; Salix hastata var. himalayensis Andersson; Salix himalayensis Flod.; Salix prunifolia Kar. & Kir.; Salix roylei Klotzsch ex Anderss.);
 
Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Gilgit, Baltistan), Jammu & Kashmir (Dras, Ladakh,
Zanskar, Hazara, Kashmir),
China (Xinjiang), Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan),
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal
as per Catalogue of life;  
  
VoF Week: 19092012 BS 8 shrub (Salix sp??) for id from Valley : 10 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5).
Pls id this shrub may be Salix sp
Shot from the valley


Yes Salix

Let us wait for species ID


Probably Salix elegans


These images represent mature female catkins and infructescences of Salix karelinii Turcz. which was described as S. hastata by many taxonomists like Hooker, Brandis, Collett, Parker etc. 
The diagnostic characters are: Shrub; branches dark brown to black, glabrous; leaf blades ovate-lanceolate or oblong-obovate, acute or shortly acuminate, denticulate or sometimes glandular serrate, green above and pale beneath; glabrous; midrib prominent on both the surfaces; female catkins slender, cylindrical, erect to sub-erect, subtended with 2-3 basal leaves; bracts of female flowers reddish-brown.


 

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Salix spp… Photographed in June at 3200m from Paddar valley J&K.


It is Salix karelinii


 

 

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Salix spp…. Photographed in July at 3000m altitude from Paddar valley J&K.


Can you please post some more distinct snap/close-up of catkin of this species? After zooming the characters could not recognize well


Hope this photograph could help. I’m sorry haven’t a better one than this.


This is good one. It is Salix karelinii showing very mature fruiting catkin.


 

 

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Salix spp… Photographed in July at 2800m altitude in Paddar valley J&K.


This is Salix karelinii.


  

 

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Salicaceae and Flacourtiaceae Fortnight: Salix spp. from Paddar valley: SKR06 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2 + 1+ 1). Kindly identify
Salix spp… Photographed in July at 2900m from Paddar valley J&K.


Close-up of leaf required. Please send if you have.


Here is a closeup pic.. On checking my original pics database it was same plant as in one of my earlier post. Sorry for double posting..


Branches with leaves


It is Salix karelinii.


 

 

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This Salix was shot from VOF Trek.. please help to identify… is this Salix hylematica as posted by …
I am sorry for insufficient pics..


The close up of catkin is really good and helps to identifying the species as Salix karelinii.
 


VoF Week :: DV :: 02 AUG 12 – 1225 :: small shrub at Valley of Flowers:    2 AUG 12
Valley of Flowersabout 11000 – 12000 ft
Habitat: sloping meadow
Habit: small shrub, about 3 – 4 m high


Look like catkins of some Salix sp.


Salix calyculata probably


Could be Salix wallichiana.


I think this will be Salix karelinii as per images and details herein and as per comparative images at Salix

Salix ¿ calyculata / wallichiana / ? 
ID query put earlier in my post: small shrub at Valley of Flowers dated 22 AUG 12.
Habitat: sloping meadow, about 11000 – 12000 ft asl
Habit: small shrub, about 3 – 4 m high
at Valley of Flowers on 02 AUG 12


I think this will be Salix karelinii as per images and details herein and as per comparative images at Salix


 

 

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Salix spp… Photographed in July at 3700m from Paddar valley J&K.


Some more close-ups of woolly catkins..


Appears close to Salix karelinii Turcz. ex Stschegl. as per comparative images at Salix  

 

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Salix spp. Photographed in June at 3000m from Paddar valley J&K.


Please send close-up   


Appears close to Salix karelinii Turcz. ex Stschegl. as per comparative images at Salix  


 

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