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Taxon: Salix ×sepulcralis Simonk.

Genus: Salix
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 406617
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Z. 40:424. 1890
Comment: = S. alba × S. babylonica
Name verified on: 21-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • golden weeping willow   (Source: Willows [as S. ×chrysocoma]) – English   [Salix ×sepulcralis nothovar. chrysocoma]
  • Kemp willow   (Source: F NZeal ) – English
  • weeping willow   (Source: F BritStace ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

  • only cultivated


  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Meikle, R. D. 1975. Salix. P. 308 in: Stace, C. A., ed., Hybridization and the flora of the British Isles.
  • Newsholme, C. 1992. Willows, the genus Salix. [mentions as S. ×salamonii Carr.].
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.


Check other web resources for Salix ×sepulcralis Simonk.:

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Salix x sepulcralis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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