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Herbarium specimen: Salix pentandra

Taxon:Salicaceae: Salix pentandra L. ("Bay Willow")
confirmed by John Fraser

Salix pentandra. R. Inny, N. Cornwall. I agree to all three pieces being S. pentandra L. H. C. Watson recorded it from East Cornwall but regarded it as planted. The beautiful dark green venation on the underside of the leaves making the species easy to determine. J.Fraser.

Filed in taxon folder:Salicaceae: Salix pentandra L. ("Bay Willow")
Collected by:Mr Joseph Edward Little
Collection date:12/9/1924
Locality:Great Britain, VC2 East Cornwall, Treglasta Farm, Davidstow, SX1785, 4 bushes on R. Inny, near Treglasta Farm, (altitude 220m)
ex herb:Mr Joseph Edward Little
Institution:South London Botanical Institute (SLBI)
Image:Salix pentandra herbarium specimen from Treglasta Farm, Davidstow, VC2 East Cornwall in 1924 by Mr Joseph Edward Little.
fruits/flowers:buds/immature flowers
notes:"Davey in his Flora doubts the record of S. pent. in Cornwall, so I send this for confirmation. The bushes are on the bank with other willows some distance from any buildings, & were quite established. I haven't seen them in flower, I cannot explain how they got there. J. E. L." "I agree" E. J. L. 31.x.24. number on sheet 748

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