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Herbarium specimen: Salix purpurea

Taxon:Salicaceae: Salix purpurea L. ("Purple Willow")
Collected by:Dr Eyre Champion de Crespigny
Collection date:7/1887
Locality:Great Britain, VC17 Surrey, Putney, TQ27
Institution:Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI)
Image:Salix purpurea herbarium specimen from Putney, VC17 Surrey in 1887 by Dr Eyre Champion de Crespigny.Salix purpurea herbarium specimen from Putney, VC17 Surrey in 1887 by Dr Eyre Champion de Crespigny.
ocrnotes:var. ramulosa, Borr. (?) Thames side, above Putney, Surrey, -E. de Crespicny. Var, ramulosa, Borr.. Esher, Surrey, 14th April, 1884, 25th October, 1883. --W. R. LlNTOK. Var. Woolgariana, Borr., Beddington Corner, 30th April, 1881, 15th July, 1S87.--H. and J. Groves. "The British varieties of S. purpurea are too inconstant, and characterised by too slight differences to be worth much attention. Extreme states only of each variety can be named with certainty. I would call Messrs. de Crespigny and Groves' plants Lambertiana, and Mr. Linton's WoolgarianaP--Y. Buchanan White.
Filing note:BEC Report 1887

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+Salix purpureaGB, VC17 Surrey, PutneyEyre Champion de Crespigny9/1887 to 10/1887BIRM

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+Salix viminalisGB, VC36 Herefordshire, SellackAugustin Ley15/4/1887
+Salix pseudo-stipularisGB, VC41 Glamorganshire, SwanseaEdward Francis Linton2/5/1887
+Salix rugosaGB, VC57 Derbyshire, ShirleyWilliam Richardson Linton10/6/1887
+Salix ferrugineaGB, VC6 North Somerset, Long AshtonJames Walter WhiteBSBI

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Documented by tom humphrey following initial work by qgroom on 19th January 2008.

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