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Salix kaptarae sp. nov. (Salicaceae) from Crete
- Cambria, Salvatore, Brullo, Cristian, Brullo, Salvatore
- Nordic journal of botany 2019 v.37 no.7
- Salix, conservation status, ecology, leaves, new species, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, Crete
- A new species of willow from Crete, named Salix kaptarae Cambria, C. Brullo & Brullo, is described and illustrated. Morphologically, it shows close relationships with species belonging to the S. apennina group, mainly with respect to the leaf shape, and the hairy ovary, capsule and base of stamina filaments. Considerations on its ecology, leaf micro‐morphology and conservation status are also provided.