Salix subserrata Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 4: 671 (1805)
This name is a synonym of Salix mucronata

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Caminho, J., Mutemba, L., Matusse, E., Osborne, J., Wursten, B., Burrows, J., Cianciullo, S., Malatesta, L. & Attorre, F. (2022). An updated checklist of Mozambique’s vascular plants. PhytoKeys 189: 61-80. [Cited as Salix mucronata.]
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Salix mucronata.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Salix mucronata.]
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Salix mucronata.]
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press. [Cited as Salix mucronata.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Salicaceae: 1-7. [Cited as Salix subserrata.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Sp. Pl. 4: 671 (1806).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 4 (1953).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 250 (1952).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 20 (1962).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 546 (1949).
  • Leonard & Geerinck in Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Salic: 1, t. 1 (1967).
  • Milne-Redh. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1936: 474 (1936).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 371 (1952).
  • Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 671 (1806).

Other Data

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