Willow Name Change Alerts
‘Willow Name Change Alerts’ is a series of FactSheets of popular information on name changes in the genus Salix.
It is important for the community of willow growers and researchers to use the correct and the most updated names of
The FactSheets translate and interpret the science of nomenclatural and taxonomic changes related to Salix made by
taxonomists, and convey information in the language accessible to the widest possible audience.
Our goal is to assist in better understating of the nomenclatural and taxonomic name changes and promote their
adoption by various germplasm users.
Why plants change names
REASONS WHY WILLOW NAMES ARE CHANGED
Name change alert: Salix gmelinii-Pall.
Name clarification: Salix babylonica L. vs. S. matsudana Koidz.
Name clarification: Salix udensis Trautv. & C.A.Mey. vs. S.sachalinensis F.Schmidt
Name application: Salix chaenomeloides Kimura vs. S. gracilistyla Miq.