Salix sieboldiana

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Salix sieboldiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
Species: S. sieboldiana
Binomial name
Salix sieboldiana
Blume

Salix sieboldiana is a species of willow native to Kyūshū (Japan).

It is a deciduous shrub or small tree.

The Latin specific epithet sieboldiana refers to German physician and botanist Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866).[1]

The bark of the tree contains flavanols and procyanidins.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ D. Gledhill The A to Z of Plant Names: A Quick Reference Guide to 4000 Garden Plants, p. 107, at Google Books
  2. ^ Hsu, Feng-Lin; Nonaka, Gen-Ichiro; Nishioka, Itsuo (1985). "Acylated flavanols and procyanidins from Salix sieboldiana". Phytochemistry. 24 (9): 2089–2092. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(00)83128-3. Retrieved 31 August 2017.